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  Summary of Contents for Motorola DS6708

  • Page 1 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 3 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 72E-86039-07 Revision A February 2011...
  • Page 4: Warranty

    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

    Post US4 to UPU FICS Postal; add specific string search and new move cursor options in ADF chapter. -06 Rev A 10/2009 Add DS6708 with base model, add cable installation/removing instructions, presentation mode bar code parameters and update technical specifications. Add RS-232 parameters: Code 39 Full ASCII, PDF417, GS1 DataBar 14/Limited/ Expanded.
  • Page 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Warranty ........................ii Revision History ......................iii About This Guide Introduction ........................xv Configurations........................ xv Chapter Descriptions ..................... xv Notational Conventions....................xvi Related Documents ....................... xvii Service Information......................xvii Chapter 1: Getting Started Introduction ........................1-1 Supported Interfaces ....................1-2 Unpacking ........................
  • Page 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanning with the Digital Scanner in the Intellistand ..........2-6 Scanning with the Digital Scanner with Base ............2-7 Decode Zones ......................2-8 Chapter 3: Maintenance & Technical Specifications Introduction ........................3-1 Maintenance ......................... 3-1 Troubleshooting ......................
  • Page 9 Table of Contents Decoding Preferences ....................5-3 Decoding Illumination ....................5-3 Illumination Bank Control ..................5-4 Decode Aiming Pattern ................... 5-5 Low Light Enhancement ..................5-5 Presentation Mode Field of View ................5-6 Chapter 6: USB Interface Introduction ........................6-1 Connecting a USB Interface ..................
  • Page 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Chapter 8: IBM 468X / 469X Interface Introduction ........................8-1 Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host ................ 8-2 IBM Parameter Defaults ....................8-3 IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters ................. 8-4 Port Address ......................8-4 Convert Unknown to Code 39 .................
  • Page 11 Table of Contents Caps Lock On ......................11-10 Caps Lock Override ....................11-10 Convert Wedge Data ....................11-11 Function Key Mapping .................... 11-11 FN1 Substitution ..................... 11-12 Send Make and Break .................... 11-12 Keyboard Maps ....................... 11-13 ASCII Character Set for Keyboard Wedge ..............11-15 Chapter 12: 123Scan2 Introduction ........................
  • Page 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable ISBT 128 ..................13-29 ISBT Concatenation ....................13-30 Check ISBT Table ....................13-31 ISBT Concatenation Redundancy ................13-31 Code 39 ........................13-32 Enable/Disable Code 39 ..................13-32 Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 ................13-32 Convert Code 39 to Code 32 ..................
  • Page 13 Table of Contents Enable/Disable Korean 3 of 5 ................. 13-62 Inverse 1D ........................13-63 Postal Codes ........................ 13-64 US Postnet ......................13-64 US Planet ........................ 13-64 Transmit US Postal Check Digit ................13-65 UK Postal ........................ 13-65 Transmit UK Postal Check Digit ................13-66 Japan Postal ......................
  • Page 14 Macro PDF Features ..................... 13-88 Flush Macro Buffer ....................13-88 Abort Macro PDF Entry ................... 13-88 Chapter 14: Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) Introduction ........................14-1 Driver’s License Parsing ....................14-2 Parsing Driver’s License Data Fields (Embedded Driver's License Parsing) ....14-3 Driver’s License Parse Field Bar Codes ..............
  • Page 15 Table of Contents xiii Send Right Control Key ..................15-85 Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters ............15-86 Turn On/Off Rule Sets .................... 15-91 Alphanumeric Keyboard ....................15-93 Appendix A: Standard Default Parameters Appendix B: Programming Reference Symbol Code Identifiers ....................B-1 AIM Code Identifiers .....................
  • Page 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 17: About This Guide

    About This Guide Introduction The DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide provides general instructions for setting up, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the DS6708 digital scanner. NOTE The DS6708 premier digital decoder does not support imaging. For imaging features and parameters, refer to the DS6707 Digital Imager Scanner Product Reference Guide, p/n 72E-83978-xx.
  • Page 18: Notational Conventions

    • Chapter 14, Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) describes how to program the digital scanner to read and utilize the data contained in the 2D bar codes on US driver's licenses and AAMVA compliant ID cards.
  • Page 19: Related Documents

    Software type and version number Motorola responds to calls by e-mail, telephone or fax within the time limits set forth in service agreements. If your problem cannot be solved by Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support, you may need to return your equipment for servicing and will be given specific directions.
  • Page 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 21: Chapter 1 Getting Started

    The DS6708 combines superior 1D and 2D omnidirectional bar code scanning and sub-second image capture. With support for a variety of commonly used interfaces, the DS6708 provides the best value in a digital scanner. Whether in hand-held mode or presentation mode, the digital scanner ensures comfort and ease of use for extended periods of time.
  • Page 22: Supported Interfaces

    1 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Supported Interfaces The DS6708 digital scanner supports: • USB connection to a host. The digital scanner autodetects a USB host and defaults to the HID keyboard interface type. Select other USB interface types by scanning programming bar code menus.This interface supports the following international keyboards (for Windows®...
  • Page 23: Setting Up The Digital Scanner

    Getting Started 1 - 3 Setting Up the Digital Scanner Standard Model Installing the Interface Cable Plug the interface cable modular connector into the cable interface port on the bottom of the scanner handle (see Figure 1-3). Gently tug the cable to ensure the connector is secure. Connect the other end of the interface cable to the host (see the specific host chapter for information on host connections).
  • Page 24 1 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting a Synapse Cable Interface (DS6708 0nly) 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 Synapse cable has built-in intelligence to detect that host.
  • Page 25: Model With Base

    Getting Started 1 - 5 Model with Base Installing the Interface Cable Turn both angle adjustment knobs left to loosen the scanner in the base. See Figure 1-6. Move the scanner forward until there is full access to the cable interface port on the bottom of the scanner. See Figure 1-3 Figure 1-5.
  • Page 26: Configuring The Digital Scanner

    1 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Configuring the Digital Scanner To configure the digital scanner, use the bar codes included in this manual, or the 123Scan configuration program. Chapter 4, User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options Chapter 5, Decoding Preferences for information about programming the digital scanner using bar code menus.
  • Page 27: Wall Mount

    Getting Started 1 - 7 Wall Mount To use the optional wall mount to mount the digital scanner on a wall, place the mount in the desired location on the wall and secure by inserting two screws* appropriate for the mounting surface through the screw holes on the mount, and into the surface.
  • Page 28 1 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 29: Chapter 2 Scanning

    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.
  • Page 30: Beeper Definitions

    2 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Beeper Definitions The digital scanner issues different beep sequences and patterns to indicate status. Table 2-1 defines beep sequences that occur during both normal scanning and while programming the digital scanner.
  • Page 31 Scanning 2 - 3 Beeper Definitions (Continued) Table 2-1 Beeper Sequence Indication Fast warble beep Aborting MPDF sequence. Low/high beeps Flushing an already empty MPDF buffer. ADF Programming: Normal Data Entry. Duration of tones are short. High/low beeps Enter another digit. Add leading zeros to the front if necessary. Low/low beeps Enter another alphabetic character or scan the End of Message bar code.
  • Page 32: Led Definitions

    Scanning in Hand-Held Mode Install and program the digital scanner (see Setting Up the Digital Scanner on page 1-3). For assistance, contact the local supplier or Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support. Scanning with the Digital Scanner Ensure all connections are secure (see the appropriate host chapter.) Aim the digital scanner at the bar code.
  • Page 33: Aiming

    Scanning 2 - 5 Center the symbol in any orientation within the aiming pattern. Be sure the entire symbol is within the rectangular area formed by the brackets in the pattern. 2D bar code 1D bar code Linear bar code PDF417 symbol Symbol Aiming Pattern...
  • Page 34: Scanning In Presentation Mode

    2 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanning in Presentation Mode Scanning with the Digital Scanner in the Intellistand The optional Intellistand adds greater flexibility to scanning operation. When you place the digital scanner in the stand’s “cup,” the digital scanner’s built-in sensor places the digital scanner in presentation mode. When you remove the digital scanner from the stand it operates in its normal hand-held mode.
  • Page 35: Scanning With The Digital Scanner With Base

    Scanning 2 - 7 Scanning with the Digital Scanner with Base The DS6707 digital scanner with base (DS670X-SR2000XNSR) offers the flexibility of switching between presentation (hands-free) mode and hand-held mode. The default mode is presentation mode. Scanning in Presentation Mode Figure 2-15 Scanning with the Digital Scanner Ensure all connections are secure (see the appropriate host chapter).
  • Page 36: Decode Zones

    5 mil (Code 39) 10 mil I 2 of 5 25.4 13 mil (100% UPC/EAN) 20 mil (Code 39) 12.9 Postnet 12.5 In . 12.7 25.4 38.1 Depth of Field DS6708 Digital Scanner Decode Zone for 1D Bar Codes Figure 2-16...
  • Page 37 25.4 10 mil QR Code PDF417 (10 mil) 10 mil MicroPDF 7.50 Datamatrix (10 mil) 1.10 7.50 35 mil Maxicode 12.8 In . 12.7 25.4 38.1 Depth of Field DS6708 Digital Scanner Decode Zone for 2D Bar Codes Figure 2-17...
  • Page 38 2 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 39: Chapter 3 Maintenance & Technical Specifications

    Chapter 3 Maintenance & 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 can affect scanning accuracy. • Do not allow abrasive material to touch the window. •...
  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    3 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions The aiming pattern does not No power to the digital scanner. If the configuration requires a power appear when pressing the supply, re-connect the power supply.
  • Page 41 Maintenance & Technical Specifications 3 - 3 Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Digital scanner decodes bar Digital scanner is not programmed for Scan the appropriate host type code, but does not transmit the the correct host type. programming bar code.
  • Page 42 3 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Troubleshooting (Continued) Table 3-1 Problem Possible Causes Possible Solutions Digital scanner emits Clearing Code 39 buffer. Normal when scanning the Code 39 low/high/low beeps. Buffering Clear Buffer bar code or upon attempt to transmit an empty Code 39 buffer.
  • Page 43: Technical Specifications

    Maintenance & Technical Specifications 3 - 5 Technical Specifications Technical Specifications Table 3-2 Item Description Physical Characteristics Dimensions 6.55 in. x 4.72 in. x 2.82 in. (16.6 cm x 11.9 cm x 7.1 cm) (For Scanner Only; Not (H x L x W) Including Base) Weight: 6.4 oz.
  • Page 44 3 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Technical Specifications (Continued) Table 3-2 Item Description Typical Working Distance 5 mil (Code 39): 0.9 - 5.4 in. (2.3 - 13.7 cm) 10 mil (I 2 of 5): 1.0 - 7.9 in. (2.5 - 20.1 cm) 13 mil (100% UPC/EAN): 0.9 - 8.4 in.
  • Page 45: Digital Scanner Signal Descriptions

    Interface cable modular connector Digital Scanner Cable Pinouts Figure 3-1 The signal descriptions in Table 3-3 apply to the connectors on the DS6708 digital scanner and are for reference only. DS6708 Digital Scanner Signal Pin-outs Table 3-3 Keyboard Scanner Synapse...
  • Page 46 3 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 47: Chapter 4 User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options

    Chapter 4 User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options Introduction You can program the digital scanner to perform various functions, or activate different features. This chapter describes each user preference feature and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features. The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in Table 4-1 on page 4-2 (also see...
  • Page 48: Scanning Sequence Examples

    4 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanning Sequence Examples In most cases, scanning one bar code sets the parameter value. For example, to set the beeper tone to high, scan the High Frequency (beeper tone) bar code listed under Beeper Tone on page 4-6. The digital scanner issues a fast warble beep and the LED turns green, signifying a successful parameter entry.
  • Page 49 User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 3 User Preferences Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 4-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Mobile Phone Decode Aggressiveness F1h D6h Medium 4-15 Decode Session Timeout 9.9 Sec 4-16 Timeout Between Decodes, Same Symbol 0.6 Sec 4-16 Beep After Good Decode...
  • Page 50: User Preferences

    4 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide User Preferences Set Default Parameter Scan this bar code to return all parameters to the default values listed in Table A-1 on page A-1. You can reset the digital scanner to two types of defaults: factory defaults or custom defaults. Scan the appropriate bar code below to reset the scanner to its default settings and/or set its current settings as custom defaults.
  • Page 51: Parameter Scanning

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 5 Parameter Scanning Parameter # ECh To disable decoding of parameter bar codes, including the Set Defaults parameter bar codes, scan the Disable Parameter Scanning bar code below. To re-enable decoding of parameter bar codes, scan Enable Parameter Scanning.
  • Page 52: Beeper Tone

    4 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Beeper Tone Parameter # 91h To select a decode beep frequency (tone), scan the Low Frequency, Medium Frequency, or High Frequency bar code. Low Frequency (02h) Medium Frequency (Optimum Setting) (01h)
  • Page 53: Beeper Volume

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 7 Beeper Volume Parameter # 8Ch To select a beeper volume, scan the Low Volume, Medium Volume, or High Volume bar code. Low Volume (02h) Medium Volume (01h) High Volume (00h) Suppress Power-up Beeps Parameter # F1h D1h Select whether or not to suppress the digital imager scanner’s power-up beeps.
  • Page 54: Power Mode

    4 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Power Mode Parameter # 80h This parameter determines whether or not power remains on after a decode attempt. In reduced power mode, the digital scanner enters into a low power consumption mode to preserve battery life after each decode attempt. In continuous power mode, power remains on after each decode attempt.
  • Page 55: Trigger Mode

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 9 1 Minute (21h) 5 Minutes (25h) 15 Minutes (2Bh) 1 Hour (31h) Trigger Mode Parameter # 8Ah Select one of the following trigger modes for the digital scanner: • Level - A trigger pull activates decode processing. Decode processing continues until the bar code decodes, you release the trigger, or the Decode Session Timeout occurs.
  • Page 56 4 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Level (00h) Blink (07h) Auto Aim (09h)
  • Page 57: Picklist Mode

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 11 Picklist Mode Parameter # F0h 92h Picklist mode enables the digital scanner to decode only bar codes that are aligned under the laser crosshair. Select one of the following picklist modes for the digital scanner: •...
  • Page 58: Presentation Time Delay Mode

    4 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Presentation Time Delay Mode Parameter # F1h, E9h Use this option to set the time the digital imager scanner enters into hands-free mode. The default is Disable feature. The digital imager scanner will remain in hands-free mode until the trigger is pulled and released at which point the digital imager scanner will revert to the current trigger mode setting.
  • Page 59 User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 13 Presentation Time Delay Mode (continued) 6 Secs 7 Secs 8 Secs 9 Secs NOTE *The Digital Imager Scanner default is Disable for the Presentation Time Delay Mode parameter. **The Digital Imager Scanner with Base default is 3 Secs for the Presentation Time Delay Mode parameter.
  • Page 60: Mobile Phone/Display Mode

    4 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Mobile Phone/Display Mode Parameter # F1h CCh This mode improves bar code reading performance off mobile phones and electronic displays. Enable this in hand-held, hands-free, or both modes, or disable this.
  • Page 61: Mobile Phone Decode Aggressiveness

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 15 Mobile Phone Decode Aggressiveness Parameter # F1h D6h This mode is used to decode bar codes from the LCD display. This parameter is used to adjust the aggressiveness of cell phone bar code reading versus paper label bar code reading. When higher cell phone aggressiveness parameter settings are used, it may impact the paper NOTE label bar code reading.
  • Page 62: Decode Session Timeout

    4 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Decode Session Timeout Parameter # 88h This parameter sets the maximum time decode processing continues during a scan attempt. It is programmable in 0.1 second increments from 0.5 to 9.9 seconds. The default timeout is 9.9 seconds.
  • Page 63: Beep After Good Decode

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 17 Beep After Good Decode Parameter # 38h Scan a bar code below to select whether or not the digital scanner beeps after a good decode. If selecting Do Not Beep After Good Decode, the beeper still operates during parameter menu scanning and to indicate error conditions.
  • Page 64: Decode Mirror Images (Data Matrix Only)

    4 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Decode Mirror Images (Data Matrix Only) Parameter # F1h 19h Select an option for decoding mirror image Data Matrix bar codes: • Always - decode only Data Matrix bar codes that are mirror images •...
  • Page 65: Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 19 Miscellaneous Scanner Parameters Transmit Code ID Character Parameter # 2Dh A Code ID character identifies the code type of a scanned bar code. This is useful when decoding more than one code type.
  • Page 66: Prefix/Suffix Values

    4 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Prefix/Suffix Values Key Category Parameter # P = 63h, S1 = 62h, S2 = 64h Decimal Value Parameter # P = 69h, S1 = 68h, S2 = 6Ah You can append a prefix and/or one or two suffixes to scan data for use in data editing. To set a value for a prefix or suffix, scan a four-digit number (i.e., four bar codes from...
  • Page 67: Scan Data Transmission Format

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 21 Scan Data Transmission Format Parameter # EBh To change the scan data format, scan one of the following eight bar codes corresponding to the desired format. NOTE If using this parameter do not use ADF rules to set the prefix/suffix To set values for the prefix and/or suffix, see Prefix/Suffix Values on page 4-20.
  • Page 68: Fn1 Substitution Values

    4 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scan Data Transmission Format (continued) <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 1> (05h) <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 2> (06h) <PREFIX> <DATA> <SUFFIX 1> <SUFFIX 2> (07h) FN1 Substitution Values Key Category Parameter # 67h Decimal Value Parameter # 6Dh The Wedge and USB HID Keyboard hosts support a FN1 Substitution feature.
  • Page 69: Transmit "No Read" Message

    User Preferences & Miscellaneous Digital Scanner Options 4 - 23 Transmit “No Read” Message Parameter # 5Eh Scan a bar code below to select whether or not to transmit a No Read message. Enable this to transmit the characters NR when a bar code does not decoded. Disable this to send nothing to the host if a symbol does not decode.
  • Page 70: Synapse Interface

    4 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Synapse Interface Parameter # F0h, ACh The auto-detection of a Synapse cable varies in duration depending on the type of Synapse connection. If you connected a digital scanner to another scanner using a Synapse cable, use the Auxiliary Synapse Port connection.
  • Page 71: Chapter 5 Decoding Preferences

    Chapter 5 Decoding Preferences Introduction You can program the digital scanner to perform various functions, or activate different features. This chapter describes decoding preference features and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features. The digital scanner ships with the settings shown in the Decoding Preferences Parameter Defaults on page 5-2 (also see Appendix A, Standard Default Parameters for all host device and miscellaneous defaults).
  • Page 72: Scanning Sequence Examples

    5 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanning Sequence Examples In most cases scanning one bar code sets the parameter value. For example, to disable the decode aiming pattern, scan the Disable Decode Aiming Pattern bar code listed under Decode Aiming Pattern on page 5-5. The digital scanner issues a fast warble beep and the LED turns green, signifying a successful parameter entry.
  • Page 73: Decoding Preferences

    Decoding Preferences 5 - 3 Decoding Preferences The parameters in this chapter control bar code decoding characteristics. Decoding Illumination Parameter # F0h, 2Ah Selecting Enable Decoding Illumination causes the digital scanner to flash illumination to aid decoding. Select Disable Decoding Illumination to prevent the digital scanner from using decoding illumination. Enabling illumination usually results in superior images.
  • Page 74: Illumination Bank Control

    5 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Illumination Bank Control Parameter # F1h 3Bh Select an illumination bank control parameter to control the illumination banks on the scan engine. • Full (0) (default): Enable the full illumination system.
  • Page 75: Decode Aiming Pattern

    Decoding Preferences 5 - 5 Decode Aiming Pattern Parameter # F0h, 32h This parameter only applies in Decode Mode. Select Enable Decode Aiming Pattern to project the aiming pattern during bar code capture, or Disable Decode Aiming Pattern to turn the aiming pattern off. NOTE With Picklist Mode on page 4-11 enabled, the decode aiming pattern flashes even when the Decode Aiming Pattern is disabled.
  • Page 76: Presentation Mode Field Of View

    5 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Presentation Mode Field of View Parameter # F1h, 61h In presentation mode, the digital scanner searches for a bar code in a smaller region around the aiming pattern’s center cross to speed search time.
  • Page 77: Chapter 6 Usb Interface

    Chapter 6 USB Interface Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with a USB host. The digital scanner connects directly to a USB host, or a powered USB hub, which powers it. No additional power supply is required. Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks ( ) indicate default values.
  • Page 78: Connecting A Usb Interface

    6 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting a USB Interface Interface Cable USB Series A Connector USB Connection Figure 6-1 USB Series A Interface Cable Connector USB Connection for Scanner with Base Figure 6-2 The digital scanner connects with USB-capable hosts including: •...
  • Page 79 USB Interface 6 - 3 The digital scanner also interfaces with other USB hosts which support USB Human Interface Devices (HID). To set up the digital scanner: NOTE Interface cables vary depending on configuration. The connectors illustrated in Figure 6-1and Figure 6-2 are examples only.
  • Page 80: Usb Parameter Defaults

    6 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Parameter Defaults Table 6-1 lists the defaults for USB host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the Parameter Descriptions section beginning on page 6-5.
  • Page 81: Usb Host Parameters

    USB Interface 6 - 5 USB Host Parameters USB Device Type Select the desired USB device type. NOTE When changing USB Device Types, the digital scanner automatically resets and issues the standard startup beep sequences. HID Keyboard Emulation IBM Table Top USB IBM Hand-Held USB...
  • Page 82 6 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Device Type (continued) USB OPOS Handheld Simple COM Port Emulation CDC COM Port Emulation NOTE Before selecting CDC COM Port Emulation, install the CDC INF file on the host to ensure the digital imager scanner does not stall during power up (due to a failure to enumerate USB).
  • Page 83: Usb Country Keyboard Types - Country Codes

    USB Interface 6 - 7 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 digital scanner automatically resets and issues the standard startup beep sequences.
  • Page 84 6 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Country Keyboard Types - Country Codes (continued) Spanish Windows Italian Windows Swedish Windows UK English Windows Japanese Windows (ASCII) Portuguese-Brazilian Windows...
  • Page 85: Usb Keystroke Delay

    USB Interface 6 - 9 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 Medium Delay (20 msec) Long Delay (40 msec) USB CAPS Lock Override This option applies only to the HID Keyboard Emulation device.
  • Page 86: Usb Ignore Unknown Characters

    6 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Ignore Unknown Characters This option applies only to the HID Keyboard Emulation device and IBM device. Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. Select Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters.
  • Page 87: Emulate Keypad With Leading Zero

    USB Interface 6 - 11 Emulate Keypad with Leading Zero Enable this to send character sequences sent over the numeric keypad as ISO characters which have a leading zero. For example ASCII A transmits as “ALT MAKE” 0 0 6 5 “ALT BREAK”. Disable Keypad Emulation with Leading Zero Enable Keypad Emulation with Leading Zero USB Keyboard FN 1 Substitution...
  • Page 88: Usb Static Cdc

    6 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Static CDC When disabled, each device connected consumes another COM port (first device = COM1, second device = COM2, third device = COM3, etc.) When enabled, each device connects to the same COM port.
  • Page 89: Function Key Mapping

    USB Interface 6 - 13 Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 are normally sent as a control-key sequences (see Table 6-2 on page 6-15). Enable this parameter to send the keys in bold in place of the standard key mapping. Table entries that do not have a bold entry remain the same whether or not you enable this parameter.
  • Page 90: Convert Case

    6 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert Case Enable this to convert all bar code data to the selected case. No Case Conversion Convert All to Upper Case Convert All to Lower Case...
  • Page 91: Ascii Character Set For Usb

    USB Interface 6 - 15 ASCII Character Set for USB USB Prefix/Suffix Values Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1000 CTRL 2 1001 CTRL A 1002 CTRL B 1003 CTRL C 1004 CTRL D 1005 CTRL E 1006...
  • Page 92 6 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1025 CTRL Y 1026 CTRL Z 1027 CTRL [/ESC 1028 CTRL \ 1029 CTRL ]...
  • Page 93 USB Interface 6 - 17 USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072...
  • Page 94 6 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095...
  • Page 95 USB Interface 6 - 19 USB Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 6-2 Full ASCII Code 39 Prefix/ Suffix Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enable Function Key Mapping on page 6-13.
  • Page 96 6 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB ALT Key Character Set Table 6-3 ALT Keys Keystroke 2064 ALT 2 2065 ALT A 2066 ALT B 2067 ALT C 2068 ALT D 2069 ALT E 2070 ALT F...
  • Page 97 USB Interface 6 - 21 USB GUI Key Character Set Table 6-4 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 3054 GUI 6 3055 GUI 7 3056...
  • Page 98 6 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB GUI Key Character Set (Continued) Table 6-4 GUI Key Keystroke 3081 GUI Q 3082 GUI R 3083 GUI S 3084 GUI T 3085 GUI U 3086 GUI V 3087 GUI W...
  • Page 99 USB Interface 6 - 23 USB F Key Character Set Table 6-5 F Keys Keystroke 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 5011 5012 5013 5014 5015 5016 5017 5018 5019 5020 5021 5022 5023 5024...
  • Page 100 6 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB Numeric Keypad Character Set Table 6-6 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...
  • Page 101 USB Interface 6 - 25 USB Extended Keypad Character Set Table 6-7 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...
  • Page 102 6 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 103: Chapter 7 Rs-232 Interface

    NOTE he digital scanner uses TTL RS-232 signal levels, which interface with most system architectures. For system architectures requiring RS-232C signal levels, Motorola offers different cables providing TTL-to-RS-232C conversion. Contact Motorola Enterprise Mobility Support for more information. Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks ( ) indicate default values.
  • Page 104: Connecting An Rs-232 Interface

    7 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting an RS-232 Interface Connect the digital scanner directly to the host computer. Interface Cable Serial Port Connector to Host Power Supply Cable RS-232 Direct Connection Figure 7-1 Base Serial Port...
  • Page 105 RS-232 Interface 7 - 3 Connect the other end of the RS-232 interface cable to the serial port on the host. Connect the power supply to the serial connector end of the RS-232 interface cable. Plug the power supply into an appropriate outlet. Select the RS-232 host type by scanning the appropriate bar code from RS-232 Host Types on page 7-7.
  • Page 106: Rs-232 Parameter Defaults

    7 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide RS-232 Parameter Defaults Table 7-1 lists the defaults for RS-232 host parameters. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in the RS-232 Host Parameters section beginning on page 7-5.
  • Page 107: Host Parameters

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 5 RS-232 Host Parameters Selecting ICL, Fujitsu, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, OPOS/JPOS, Olivetti, Omron or Common Use Terminal Equipment (CUTE-LP/LG bar code readers) enables the transmission of code ID characters listed in Table 7-2. These code ID characters are not programmable and are separate from the Transmit Code ID feature. Do not enable the Transmit Code ID feature for these terminals.
  • Page 108 7 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide RS-232 Host Parameters (continued) Selecting ICL, Fujitsu, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode A, Wincor-Nixdorf Mode B, OPOS/JPOS, Olivetti, or Omron enables the transmission of code ID characters listed in Table 7-3. These code ID characters are not programmable and are separate from the Transmit Code ID feature.
  • Page 109: Host Types

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 7 RS-232 Host Types To select an RS-232 host interface, 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 Scanning Standard RS-232 activates the RS-232 driver, but does not change port settings (e.g., parity, data bits, handshaking).
  • Page 110: Baud Rate

    7 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide RS-232 Host Types (continued) OPOS/JPOS Fujitsu RS-232 CUTE The CUTE host disables all parameter scanning, including Set Defaults. If you inadvertently select CUTE, scan *Enable Parameter Scanning (01h) on page 4-5, then change the host selection.
  • Page 111 RS-232 Interface 7 - 9 Baud Rate 2400 Baud Rate 4800...
  • Page 112 7 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Baud Rate (continued) Baud Rate 9600 Baud Rate 19,200 Baud Rate 38,400 Baud Rate 57,600 Baud Rate 115,200...
  • Page 113: Parity

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 11 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 to set the parity bit value to 0 or 1, based on data, to ensure that the coded character contains an odd number of 1 bits.
  • Page 114: Stop Bit Select

    7 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner 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. Select the number of stop bits (one or two) based on the number the receiving terminal is programmed to accommodate.
  • Page 115: Check Receive Errors

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 13 Check Receive Errors Select whether or not to check the parity, framing, and overrun of received characters. The parity value of received characters is verified against the parity parameter selected above. Check For Received Errors Do Not Check For Received Errors Hardware Handshaking The data interface consists of an RS-232 port designed to operate either with or without the hardware handshaking...
  • Page 116 7 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Hardware Handshaking (continued) • None: Scan this bar code to disable hardware handshaking. • Standard RTS/CTS: Scan this bar code to select Standard RTS/CTS Hardware Handshaking. • RTS/CTS Option 1: If you select RTS/CTS Option 1, the digital scanner asserts RTS before transmitting and ignores the state of CTS.
  • Page 117: Software Handshaking

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 15 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. •...
  • Page 118 7 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Software Handshaking (continued) None ACK/NAK ACK/NAK with ENQ XON/XOFF...
  • Page 119: Host Serial Response Time-Out

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 17 Host Serial Response Time-out This parameter specifies how long the digital scanner waits for an ACK, NAK, or CTS before determining that a transmission error occurred. This only applies when in one of the ACK/NAK software handshaking modes, or RTS/CTS hardware handshaking mode.
  • Page 120: Rts Line State

    7 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner 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 121: Intercharacter Delay

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 19 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 122: Nixdorf Beep/Led Options

    7 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Nixdorf Beep/LED Options If you selected Nixdorf Mode B, this indicates when the digital scanner beeps and turns on its LED after a decode. Normal Operation (Beep/LED immediately after decode) Beep/LED After Transmission...
  • Page 123: Ascii Character Set For Rs-232

    RS-232 Interface 7 - 21 ASCII Character Set for RS-232 You can assign the values in Table 7-4 as prefixes or suffixes for ASCII character data transmission. Prefix/Suffix Values Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1000 1001 1002...
  • Page 124 7 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 Space Space 1033 1034 " 1035 1036 1037 1038 &...
  • Page 125 RS-232 Interface 7 - 23 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077...
  • Page 126 7 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102...
  • Page 127 RS-232 Interface 7 - 25 Prefix/Suffix Values (Continued) Table 7-4 Prefix/Suffix Full ASCII ASCII Character Value Code 39 Encode Character 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 Undefined 7013 ENTER...
  • Page 128 7 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 129: Chapter 8 Ibm 468X / 469X Interface

    Chapter 8 IBM 468X / 469X Interface Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with an IBM 468X/469X host. Throughout the programming bar code menus, asterisks ( ) indicate default values. Disable Convert to Code 39 Feature/Option Indicates Default NOTE Most computer monitors allow scanning the bar codes directly on the screen.
  • Page 130: Connecting To An Ibm 468X/469X Host

    8 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting to an IBM 468X/469X Host Connect the digital scanner directly to the host interface. Interface Cable Host Port Connector IBM Direct Connection Figure 8-1 Interface Cable Host Port Connector IBM Direct Connection for Scanner with Base Figure 8-2 NOTE Interface cables vary depending on configuration.
  • Page 131: Ibm Parameter Defaults

    IBM 468X / 469X Interface 8 - 3 IBM Parameter Defaults 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 132: Ibm 468X/469X Host Parameters

    8 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide IBM 468X/469X Host Parameters Port Address This parameter sets the IBM 468X/469X port used. NOTE Scanning one of these bar codes enables the RS-485 interface on the digital scanner. None Selected...
  • Page 133: Convert Unknown To Code 39

    IBM 468X / 469X Interface 8 - 5 Convert Unknown to Code 39 Scan a bar code below to enable or disable the conversion of unknown bar code type data to Code 39. Enable Convert Unknown to Code 39 Disable Convert Unknown to Code 39...
  • Page 134 8 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 135: Chapter 9 Wand Emulation Interface

    Chapter 9 Wand Emulation Interface Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with a wand emulation host when you need Wand Emulation communication. The digital scanner connects to an external wand decoder or to a decoder integrated in a mobile computer or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.
  • Page 136: Connecting Using Wand Emulation

    9 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting Using Wand Emulation To perform Wand Emulation, connect the digital scanner to a mobile computer, or a controller which collects the wand data and interprets it for the host. Mobile Computer...
  • Page 137 Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 3 Select the Wand Emulation host type by scanning the appropriate bar code from Wand Emulation Host Types on page 9-5. To modify any other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter. ! Connect the digital scanner to 5 volt decoders only.
  • Page 138: Wand Emulation Parameter Defaults

    9 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Wand Emulation Parameter Defaults Table 9-1 lists the defaults for Wand Emulation host types. To change any option, scan the appropriate bar code(s) provided in Wand Emulation Host Parameters on page 9-5.
  • Page 139: Wand Emulation Host Parameters

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 5 Wand Emulation Host Parameters Wand Emulation Host Types Select a Wand Emulation host by scanning one of the bar codes below. Symbol OmniLink Interface Controller Symbol PDT Terminal (MSI) Symbol PTC Terminal (Telxon)
  • Page 140: Leading Margin (Quiet Zone)

    9 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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 accommodates older wand decoders which cannot handle short leading margins.
  • Page 141: Polarity

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 7 Polarity Polarity determines how the digital scanner's Wand Emulation interface creates the Digitized Barcode Pattern (DBP). DBP is a digital signal that represents the scanned bar code. Different decoders expect the DBP in a certain format.
  • Page 142: Convert All Bar Codes To Code 39

    9 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 By default, the Wand Emulation interface sends data to the attached host in the decoded symbology. This can be a problem for customers with older systems that do not recognize newer symbologies (for example, GS1 DataBar).
  • Page 143: Convert Code 39 To Full Ascii

    Wand Emulation Interface 9 - 9 Convert Code 39 to Full ASCII By default, a space replaces characters that do not have a corresponding character in the Code 39 symbology set. Enable this parameter to encode data sent to the wand Interface in Code 39 Full ASCII. This setting requires that the host be able to interpret Code 39 Full ASCII data.
  • Page 144 9 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 145: Chapter 10 Scanner Emulation Interface

    Chapter 10 Scanner Emulation Interface Introduction This chapter describes how to set up the digital scanner with a Scanner Emulation host. In this mode, the digital scanner connects to an external decoder or to a decoder integrated in a mobile computer or Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal.
  • Page 146: Connecting Using Scanner Emulation

    10 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting Using Scanner Emulation To perform Scanner Emulation, connect the digital scanner to a mobile computer, or a controller which collects the data and interprets it for the host. Host Port Connector...
  • Page 147 Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 3 Scan the Scanner Emulation Host bar code from Scanner Emulation Host on page 10-5 to enable the Scanner Emulation host interface. To modify any other parameter options, scan the appropriate bar codes in this chapter. ! Connect the digital scanner to 5 volt decoders only.
  • Page 148: Scanner Emulation Parameter Defaults

    10 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scanner Emulation Parameter Defaults 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 10-5.
  • Page 149: Scanner Emulation Host

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 5 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 beep styles. • Beep On Successful Transmit: The digital scanner beeps when the attached decoder issues the decode signal to the digital scanner, so the digital scanner and the attached decoder beep at the same time.
  • Page 150: Parameter Pass-Through

    10 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parameter Pass-Through The Scanner Emulation host can process parameter bar code messages and send them to the attached decoder. In this way, customers using Symbol compliant decoders can control the behavior of the entire system by scanning the necessary parameters only once.
  • Page 151: Convert Newer Code Types

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 7 Convert Newer Code Types The digital scanner supports a variety of code types that are not decodable by attached decoder systems. To allow compatibility in these environments, the digital scanner converts these code types to more commonly decodable symbologies, as per the following chart.
  • Page 152: Convert All Bar Codes To Code 39

    10 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Convert All Bar Codes to Code 39 Scan a bar code below to enable or disable converting all bar code data to Code 39. *Do Not Convert Bar Codes To Code 39...
  • Page 153: Transmission Timeout

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 9 Transmission Timeout The Scanner Emulation host transmits bar code data to the attached decoder and waits for the decoder to assert the Decode signal, indicating successful transmission. If, after a specified amount of time, the Decode signal is not asserted (indicating that the attached decoder did not successfully receive the bar code data), the digital scanner issues transmit error beeps.
  • Page 154: Ignore Unknown Characters

    10 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Ignore Unknown Characters Unknown characters are characters the decoder does not recognize. Select Ignore Unknown Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner issues no error beeps.
  • Page 155: Check For Decode Led

    Scanner Emulation Interface 10 - 11 Leading Margin (continued) 5 ms Leading Margin 10 ms Leading Margin Check For Decode LED The attached decoder normally asserts the Decode line to signal to the Scanner Emulation host to indicate that it successfully decoded the transmitted bar code.
  • Page 156 10 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 157: Chapter 11 Keyboard Wedge Interface

    Chapter 11 Keyboard Wedge Interface Introduction This chapter describes how to set up a Keyboard Wedge interface with the digital scanner. With this interface, the digital scanner is connected between the keyboard and host computer, and translates bar code data into keystrokes.
  • Page 158: Connecting A Keyboard Wedge Interface

    11 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Connecting a Keyboard Wedge Interface Male DIN Connector Female DIN Connector Keyboard Connector Keyboard Wedge Connection with Y-cable Figure 11-1 Female DIN Connector Keyboard Connector Keyboard Wedge Connection with Y-cable for Scanner with Base...
  • Page 159: Keyboard Wedge Parameter Defaults

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 3 Turn off the host and unplug the keyboard connector. Attach the modular connector of the Y-cable to the cable interface port on the digital scanner. See Installing the Interface Cable on page 1-3. Connect the round male DIN host connector of the Y-cable to the keyboard port on the host device. Connect the round female DIN keyboard connector of the Y-cable to the keyboard connector.
  • Page 160 11 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Host Default Table (Continued) Table 11-1 Page Parameter Default Number Function Key Mapping Disable 11-11 FN1 Substitution Disable 11-12 Send and Make Break Send 11-12...
  • Page 161: Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 5 Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters 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 NCR 7052...
  • Page 162: Keyboard Wedge Country Types - Country Codes

    11 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Country Types - Country Codes Scan the bar code corresponding to the keyboard type. If your keyboard type does not appear, see Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation on page 11-9.
  • Page 163 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 7 Keyboard Wedge Country Types - Country Codes (continued) Italian Windows Swedish Windows UK English Windows Japanese Windows Portuguese-Brazilian Windows...
  • Page 164: Ignore Unknown Characters

    11 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Ignore Unknown Characters Unknown characters are characters the host does not recognize. Select Send Bar Codes With Unknown Characters to send all bar code data except for unknown characters. The digital scanner issues no error beeps.
  • Page 165: Intra-Keystroke Delay

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 9 Intra-Keystroke Delay Enable this to insert an additional delay between each emulated key depression and release. This sets the Keystroke Delay parameter to a minimum of 5 msec as well. Enable Disable Alternate Numeric Keypad Emulation This allows emulation of most other country keyboard types not listed in Keyboard Wedge Country Types - Country ®...
  • Page 166: Caps Lock On

    11 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Caps Lock On Enable this to emulate keystrokes as if the Caps Lock key is always pressed. Enable Caps Lock On Disable Caps Lock On Caps Lock Override If you enable this, on AT or AT Notebook hosts, the keyboard ignores the state of the Caps Lock key. Therefore, an ‘A’...
  • Page 167: Convert Wedge Data

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 11 Convert Wedge Data Enable this to convert all bar code data to the selected case. Convert to Upper Case Convert to Lower Case No Convert Function Key Mapping ASCII values under 32 are normally sent as control key sequences (see Table 11-2 on page 11-15).
  • Page 168: Fn1 Substitution

    11 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide FN1 Substitution Enable this to replace FN1 characters in a GS1 128 bar code with a user-selected keystroke (see FN1 Substitution on page 11-12). Enable Disable Send Make and Break Enable this to prevent sending the scan codes for releasing a key.
  • Page 169: Keyboard Maps

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 13 Keyboard Maps Refer to the following keyboard maps for prefix/suffix keystroke parameters. To program the prefix/suffix values, see the bar codes on page 4-20. 7006 7014 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 5012...
  • Page 170 11 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 1068 1067 1066 1070 1071 1065 1069 1075 1072 1073 1074 1076 1077 1078 1082 1079 1080 1083 1084 1085 1081 5002 1045 5013 1086 5001 5011 5003 5004 5014 5015...
  • Page 171: Ascii Character Set For Keyboard Wedge

    Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 15 ASCII Character Set for Keyboard Wedge 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, if you enable Code 39 Full ASCII and scan +B, it transmits as b, %J as ?, and %V as @.
  • Page 172 11 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1024 CTRL X 1025 CTRL Y 1026 CTRL Z 1027 CTRL [ /ESC 1028...
  • Page 173 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 17 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 > 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069...
  • Page 174 11 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093...
  • Page 175 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 19 Keyboard Wedge ASCII Character Set (Continued) Table 11-2 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char.acter 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 The keystroke in bold transmits only if you enabled Function Key Mapping on...
  • Page 176 11 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge ALT Key Character Set (Continued) Table 11-3 ALT Keys Keystroke 2072 ALT H 2073 ALT I 2074 ALT J 2075 ALT K 2076 ALT L 2077 ALT M 2078...
  • Page 177 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 21 Keyboard Wedge GUI Key Character Set (Continued) Table 11-4 GUI Keys Keystrokes 3056 GUI 8 3057 GUI 9 3065 GUI A 3066 GUI B 3067 GUI C 3068 GUI D 3069 GUI E 3070 GUI F 3071 GUI G...
  • Page 178 11 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge F Key Character Set Table 11-5 F Keys Keystroke 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 5011 5012 5013 5014 5015 5016 5017 5018 5019 5020...
  • Page 179 Keyboard Wedge Interface 11 - 23 Keyboard Wedge Numeric Keypad Character Set (Continued) Table 11-6 Numeric Keypad Keystroke 6046 6047 6048 6049 6050 6051 6052 6053 6054 6055 6056 6057 6058 Enter 6059 Num Lock Keyboard Wedge Extended Keypad Character Set Table 11-7 Extended Keypad Keystroke...
  • Page 180 11 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Wedge Extended Keypad Character Set (Continued) Table 11-7 Extended Keypad Keystroke 7015 Up Arrow 7016 Dn Arrow 7017 Left Arrow 7018 Right Arrow...
  • Page 181: Chapter 12 123Scan2

    Chapter 12 123Scan2 Introduction 123Scan² is an easy-to-use, PC-based software tool that enables rapid and easy customized setup of Motorola scanners. 123Scan² uses a wizard tool to guide users through a streamlined set up process. Settings are saved in a configuration file that can be distributed via e-mail, electronically downloaded via a USB cable, or used to generate a sheet of scannable programming bar codes.
  • Page 182 12 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 183: Chapter 13 Symbologies

    Chapter 13 Symbologies Introduction This chapter describes symbology features and provides programming bar codes for selecting these features. Before programming, follow the instructions in Chapter 1, Getting Started. To set feature values, scan a single bar code or a short bar code sequence. The settings are stored in non-volatile memory and are preserved even when the digital scanner powers down.
  • Page 184: Errors While Scanning

    13 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Errors While Scanning Unless otherwise specified, to correct an error during a scanning sequence, just re-scan the correct parameter. Symbology Parameter Defaults Table 13-1 lists the defaults for all symbologies parameters. There are two ways to change the default values: •...
  • Page 185 Symbologies 13 - 3 Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number UPC-E1 Preamble System Character 13-20 Convert UPC-E to A Disable 13-21 Convert UPC-E1 to A Disable 13-21 EAN-8/JAN-8 Extend Disable 13-22 Bookland ISBN Format F1h 40h ISBN-10 13-23 UCC Coupon Extended Code...
  • Page 186 13 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Code 11 Disable 13-42 Set Lengths for Code 11 1Ch 1Dh 4 to 55 13-42 Code 11 Check Digit Verification...
  • Page 187 Symbologies 13 - 5 Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit F1h 6Eh Disable 13-61 Transmit Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit F1h 6Fh Disable 13-61 Korean 3 of 5 Korean 3 of 5 F1h 45h Disable...
  • Page 188 13 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parameter Defaults (Continued) Table 13-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number GS1-128 Emulation Mode for GS1 Composite Codes F0h ABh Disable 13-76 (formerly UCC/EAN Code 128 Emulation Mode for UCC/EAN Composite Codes)
  • Page 189: Disable All Code Types

    Symbologies 13 - 7 Disable All Code Types To disable all symbologies, scan the bar code below. This is useful when enabling only a few code types. Disable All Code Types...
  • Page 190: Upc/Ean

    13 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPC/EAN Enable/Disable UPC-A Parameter # 01h To enable or disable UPC-A, scan the appropriate bar code below Enable UPC-A (01h) Disable UPC-A (00h) Enable/Disable UPC-E Parameter # 02h To enable or disable UPC-E, scan the appropriate bar code below...
  • Page 191: Enable/Disable Upc-E1

    Symbologies 13 - 9 Enable/Disable UPC-E1 Parameter # 0Ch 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 (01h) Disable UPC-E1 (00h) Enable/Disable EAN-8/JAN-8 Parameter # 04h...
  • Page 192: Enable/Disable Bookland Ean

    13 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Enable/Disable EAN-13/JAN-13 Parameter # 03h To enable or disable EAN-13/JAN-13, scan the appropriate bar code below Enable EAN-13/JAN-13 (01h) Disable EAN-13/JAN-13 (00h) Enable/Disable Bookland EAN Parameter # 53h To enable or disable Bookland EAN, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 193: Decode Upc/Ean/Jan Supplementals

    Symbologies 13 - 11 Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals Parameter # 10h 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 194 13 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Only With Supplementals (01h) Ignore Supplementals (00h) Autodiscriminate UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (02h) Enable 378/379 Supplemental Mode (04h) Enable 978/979 Supplemental Mode (05h) Enable 977 Supplemental Mode...
  • Page 195 Symbologies 13 - 13 Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals (continued) 414/419/434/439 Supplemental Mode Enable (06h) 491 Supplemental Mode Enable (08h) Enable Smart Supplemental Mode (03h) Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 (09h) Supplemental User-Programmable Type 1 and 2 (0Ah) Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable (0Bh) Smart Supplemental Plus User-Programmable 1 and 2 (0Ch)
  • Page 196: User-Programmable Supplementals

    13 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide User-Programmable Supplementals Supplemental 1: Parameter # F1h 43h Supplemental 2: Parameter # F1h 44h If you selected a Supplemental User-Programmable option from Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals on page 13-11, 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 197: Upc/Ean/Jan Supplemental Aim Id Format

    Symbologies 13 - 15 UPC/EAN/JAN Supplemental AIM ID Format Parameter # F1h A0h Select an output format when reporting UPC/EAN/JAN bar codes with Supplementals with Transmit Code ID Character on page 4-20 set to AIM Code ID Character • - transmit UPC/EAN with supplementals with separate AIM IDs but one transmission, i.e.: Separate ]E<0 or 4><data>]E<1 or 2>[supplemental data] •...
  • Page 198: Transmit Upc-A Check Digit

    13 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Transmit UPC-A Check Digit Parameter # 28h 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 check digit. It is always verified to guarantee the integrity of the data.
  • Page 199: Transmit Upc-E1 Check Digit

    Symbologies 13 - 17 Transmit UPC-E1 Check Digit Parameter # 2Ah 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-E1 check digit. It is always verified to guarantee the integrity of the data.
  • Page 200: Upc-A Preamble

    13 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPC-A Preamble Parameter # 22h Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol, and include Country Code and System Character. There are three options for transmitting a UPC-A preamble to the host device: transmit System Character only, transmit System Character and Country Code (“0”...
  • Page 201: Upc-E Preamble

    Symbologies 13 - 19 UPC-E Preamble Parameter # 23h Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol, and include Country Code and System Character. There are three options for transmitting a UPC-E preamble to the host device: transmit System Character only, transmit System Character and Country Code (“0”...
  • Page 202: Upc-E1 Preamble

    13 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPC-E1 Preamble Parameter # 24h Preamble characters are part of the UPC symbol, and include Country Code and System Character. There are three options for transmitting a UPC-E1 preamble to the host device: transmit System Character only, transmit System Character and Country Code (“0”...
  • Page 203: Convert Upc-E To Upc-A

    Symbologies 13 - 21 Convert UPC-E to UPC-A Parameter # 25h Enable this to convert UPC-E (zero suppressed) decoded data 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 204: Ean-8/Jan-8 Extend

    13 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide EAN-8/JAN-8 Extend Parameter # 27h Enable this parameter to add five leading zeros to decoded EAN-8 symbols to make them compatible in format to EAN-13 symbols. Disable this to transmit EAN-8 symbols as is.
  • Page 205: Bookland Isbn Format

    Symbologies 13 - 23 Bookland ISBN Format Parameter # F1h 40h If you enabled Bookland EAN using Enable/Disable Bookland EAN on page 13-10, select one of the following formats for Bookland data: • Bookland ISBN-10 - The scanner reports Bookland data starting with 978 in traditional 10-digit format with the special Bookland check digit for backward-compatibility.
  • Page 206: Ucc Coupon Extended Code

    13 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UCC Coupon Extended Code Parameter # 55h Enable this parameter to decode UPC-A bar codes starting with digit ‘5’, EAN-13 bar codes starting with digit ‘99’, and UPC-A/GS1-128 Coupon Codes. UPCA, EAN-13, and GS1-128 must be enabled to scan all types of Coupon Codes.
  • Page 207: Coupon Report

    Symbologies 13 - 25 Coupon Report Parameter # F1h DAh Traditional coupon symbols (old coupon symbols) are composed of two bar codes: UPC/EAN and Code128. A new coupon symbol is composed of a single DataBar Expanded bar code. The new coupon format offers more options for purchase values (up to $999.99) and supports complex discount offers such as a second purchase requirement.
  • Page 208: Issn Ean

    13 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ISSN EAN Parameter # F1h 69h To enable or disable ISSN EAN, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable ISSN EAN (01h) Disable ISSN EAN (00h)
  • Page 209: Code 128

    Symbologies 13 - 27 Code 128 Enable/Disable Code 128 Parameter # 08h To enable or disable Code 128, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 128 (01h) Disable Code 128 (00h) Set Lengths for Code 128 Parameter # L1 = D1h, L2 = D2h The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 210: Set Lengths For Code 128

    13 - 28 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Code 128 (continued) Code 128 - One Discrete Length Code 128 - Two Discrete Lengths Code 128 - Length Within Range *Code 128 - Any Length...
  • Page 211: Enable/Disable Gs1-128 (Formerly Ucc/Ean-128)

    Symbologies 13 - 29 Enable/Disable GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) Parameter # 0Eh To enable or disable GS1-128, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable GS1-128 (01h) Disable GS1-128 (00h) Enable/Disable ISBT 128 Parameter # 54h ISBT 128 is a variant of Code 128 used in the blood bank industry. Scan a bar code below to enable or disable ISBT 128.
  • Page 212: Isbt Concatenation

    13 - 30 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ISBT Concatenation Parameter # F1h 41h Select an option for concatenating pairs of ISBT code types: • If you select Disable ISBT Concatenation, the digital scanner does not concatenate pairs of ISBT codes it encounters.
  • Page 213: Check Isbt Table

    Symbologies 13 - 31 Check ISBT Table Parameter # F1h 42h The ISBT specification includes a table that lists several types of ISBT bar codes that are commonly used in pairs. If you set ISBT Concatenation to Enable, enable Check ISBT Table to concatenate only those pairs found in this table.
  • Page 214: Code 39

    13 - 32 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 39 Enable/Disable Code 39 Parameter # 00h To enable or disable Code 39, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 39 (01h) Disable Code 39 (00h) Enable/Disable Trioptic Code 39 Parameter # 0Dh Trioptic Code 39 is a variant of Code 39 used in the marking of computer tape cartridges.
  • Page 215: Convert Code 39 To Code 32

    Symbologies 13 - 33 Convert Code 39 to Code 32 Parameter # 56h 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 for this parameter to function.
  • Page 216: Set Lengths For Code 39

    13 - 34 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Code 39 Parameter # L1 = 12h, L2 = 13h The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 217 Symbologies 13 - 35 Set Lengths for Code 39 (continued) Code 39 - One Discrete Length Code 39 - Two Discrete Lengths Code 39 - Length Within Range Code 39 - Any Length...
  • Page 218: Code 39 Check Digit Verification

    13 - 36 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 39 Check Digit Verification Parameter # 30h Enable this feature to check the integrity of all Code 39 symbols to verify that the data complies with specified check digit algorithm. Only Code 39 symbols which include a modulo 43 check digit are decoded. Enable this feature if the Code 39 symbols contain a Modulo 43 check digit.
  • Page 219: Code 39 Full Ascii Conversion

    Symbologies 13 - 37 Code 39 Full ASCII Conversion Parameter # 11h 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. Enable Code 39 Full ASCII (01h) Disable Code 39 Full ASCII...
  • Page 220 13 - 38 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 39 Buffering - Scan & Store (continued) This feature affects Code 39 only. If selecting Buffer Code 39, we recommend configuring the digital scanner to decode Code 39 symbology only.
  • Page 221 Symbologies 13 - 39 Transmit Buffer There are two methods to transmit the Code 39 buffer. Scan the Transmit Buffer bar code below, which includes only a start character, a plus (+), and a stop character. The digital scanner transmits and clears the buffer. •...
  • Page 222: Code 93

    13 - 40 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 93 Enable/Disable Code 93 Parameter # 09h To enable or disable Code 93, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 93 (01h) Disable Code 93 (00h) Set Lengths for Code 93 Parameter # L1 = 1Ah, L2 = 1Bh The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
  • Page 223: Set Lengths For Code 93

    Symbologies 13 - 41 Set Lengths for Code 93 (continued) Code 93 - One Discrete Length Code 93 - Two Discrete Lengths Code 93 - Length Within Range Code 93 - Any Length...
  • Page 224: Code 11

    13 - 42 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 11 Code 11 Parameter # 0Ah To enable or disable Code 11, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Code 11 (01h) Disable Code 11 (00h) Set Lengths for Code 11 Parameter # L1 = 1Ch, L2 = 1Dh The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
  • Page 225 Symbologies 13 - 43 Set Lengths for Code 11 (continued) Code 11 - One Discrete Length Code 11 - Two Discrete Lengths Code 11 - Length Within Range Code 11 - Any Length...
  • Page 226: Code 11 Check Digit Verification

    13 - 44 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 11 Check Digit Verification Parameter # 34h This feature allows the digital 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.
  • Page 227: Transmit Code 11 Check Digits

    Symbologies 13 - 45 Transmit Code 11 Check Digits Parameter # 2Fh This feature selects whether or not to transmit the Code 11 check digit(s). Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s) (Enable) (01h) Do Not Transmit Code 11 Check Digit(s) (Disable) (00h) NOTE Code 11 Check Digit Verification must be enabled for this parameter to function.
  • Page 228: Set Lengths For Interleaved 2 Of 5

    13 - 46 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Interleaved 2 of 5 Parameter # L1 = 16h, L2 = 17h The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 229 Symbologies 13 - 47 Set Lengths for Code 11 (continued) I 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length I 2 of 5 - Two Discrete Lengths I 2 of 5 - Length Within Range I 2 of 5 - Any Length...
  • Page 230: I 2 Of 5 Check Digit Verification

    13 - 48 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide I 2 of 5 Check Digit Verification Parameter # 31h Enable this feature to check 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 231: Convert I 2 Of 5 To Ean-13

    Symbologies 13 - 49 Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN-13 Parameter # 52h Enable this parameter to convert 14-character I 2 of 5 codes to EAN-13, and transmit to the host as EAN-13. 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 232: Set Lengths For Discrete 2 Of 5

    13 - 50 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 Parameter # L1 = 14h, L2 = 15h The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 233 Symbologies 13 - 51 Set Lengths for Discrete 2 of 5 (continued) D 2 of 5 - One Discrete Length D 2 of 5 - Two Discrete Lengths D 2 of 5 - Length Within Range D 2 of 5 - Any Length...
  • Page 234: Codabar (Nw - 7)

    13 - 52 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Codabar (NW - 7) Enable/Disable Codabar Parameter # 07h To enable or disable Codabar, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Codabar (01h) Disable Codabar (00h) Set Lengths for Codabar Parameter # L1 = 18h, L2 = 19h The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s)
  • Page 235 Symbologies 13 - 53 Set Lengths for Codabar (continued) Codabar - One Discrete Length Codabar - Two Discrete Lengths Codabar - Length Within Range Codabar - Any Length...
  • Page 236: Clsi Editing

    13 - 54 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide CLSI Editing Parameter # 36h Enable this parameter to strip the start and stop characters and insert 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.
  • Page 237: Msi

    Symbologies 13 - 55 Enable/Disable MSI Parameter # 0Bh To enable or disable MSI, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable MSI (01h) Disable MSI (00h) Set Lengths for MSI Parameter # L1 = 1Eh, L2 = 1Fh The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 238 13 - 56 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for MSI (continued) NOTE Due to the construction of the MSI symbology, it is possible for a scan line covering only a portion of the code to transmit as a complete scan, yielding less data than is encoded in the bar code. To prevent this, select specific lengths (MSI - One Discrete Length, Two Discrete Lengths) for MSI applications.
  • Page 239: Msi Check Digits

    Symbologies 13 - 57 MSI Check Digits Parameter # 32h 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, scan the Two MSI Check Digits bar code to enable verification of the second check digit.
  • Page 240: Msi Check Digit Algorithm

    13 - 58 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide MSI Check Digit Algorithm Parameter # 33h 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.
  • Page 241: Matrix 2 Of 5

    Symbologies 13 - 59 Matrix 2 of 5 Enable/Disable Matrix 2 of 5 Parameter # F1h 6Ah To enable or disable Matrix 2 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Matrix 2 of 5 (01h) Disable Matrix 2 of 5 (00h)
  • Page 242: Set Lengths For Matrix 2 Of 5

    13 - 60 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Set Lengths for Matrix 2 of 5 Parameter # L1 = F1h 6Bh, L2 = F1h 6Ch The length of a code refers to the number of characters (i.e., human readable characters), including check digit(s) the code contains.
  • Page 243: Matrix 2 Of 5 Check Digit

    Symbologies 13 - 61 Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit Parameter # F1h 6Eh 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 Matrix 2 of 5 check digit. Enable Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit (01h) Disable Matrix 2 of 5 Check Digit...
  • Page 244: Korean 3 Of 5

    13 - 62 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Korean 3 of 5 Enable/Disable Korean 3 of 5 Parameter # F1h 45h To enable or disable Korean 3 of 5, scan the appropriate bar code below. NOTE The length for Korean 3 of 5 is fixed at 6.
  • Page 245: Inverse 1D

    Symbologies 13 - 63 Inverse 1D Parameter # F1h 4Ah This parameter sets the 1D inverse decoder setting. Options are: • - the scanner decodes regular 1D bar codes only. Regular Only • - the scanner decodes inverse 1D bar codes only. Inverse Only •...
  • Page 246: Postal Codes

    13 - 64 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Postal Codes US Postnet Parameter # 59h To enable or disable US Postnet, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable US Postnet (01h) Disable US Postnet (00h) US Planet Parameter # 5Ah To enable or disable US Planet, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 247: Transmit Us Postal Check Digit

    Symbologies 13 - 65 Transmit US Postal Check Digit Parameter # 5Fh Select whether to transmit US Postal data, which includes both US Postnet and US Planet, with or without the check digit. Transmit US Postal Check Digit (01h) Do Not Transmit US Postal Check Digit (00h) UK Postal Parameter # 5Bh...
  • Page 248: Transmit Uk Postal Check Digit

    13 - 66 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Transmit UK Postal Check Digit Parameter # 60h Select whether to transmit UK Postal data with or without the check digit. Transmit UK Postal Check Digit (01h) Do Not Transmit UK Postal Check Digit...
  • Page 249 Symbologies 13 - 67 Enable Australian Postal (01h) Disable Australian Postal (00h)
  • Page 250: Australia Post Format

    13 - 68 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Australia Post Format Parameter # F1h, CEh To select one of the following formats for Australia Post, scan the appropriate bar code below: • (or Smart mode) - Attempt to decode the Customer Information Field using the N and C Autodiscriminate Encoding Tables.
  • Page 251: Netherlands Kix Code

    Symbologies 13 - 69 Netherlands KIX Code Parameter # F0h, 46h To enable or disable Netherlands KIX Code, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Netherlands KIX Code (01h) Disable Netherlands KIX Code (00h) USPS 4CB/One Code/Intelligent Mail Parameter # F1h 50h To enable or disable USPS 4CB/One Code/Intelligent Mail, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 252: Upu Fics Postal

    13 - 70 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPU FICS Postal Parameter # F1h 63h To enable or disable UPU FICS Postal, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable UPU FICS Postal (01h) Disable UPU FICS Postal (00h)
  • Page 253: Gs1 Databar (Formerly Reduced Space Symbology)

    Symbologies 13 - 71 GS1 DataBar (formerly Reduced Space Symbology) The variants of GS1 DataBar are DataBar-14, DataBar Expanded, and DataBar Limited. The limited and expanded versions have stacked variants. Scan the appropriate bar codes to enable or disable each variant of GS1 DataBar. NOTE For increased decoding security, scanners with later firmware versions do not support decoding inverse video GS1 DataBar bar codes.
  • Page 254: Gs1 Databar Limited Security Level

    13 - 72 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide GS1 DataBar Limited Security Level Parameter # F1h D8h The digital scanner offers four levels of decode security for GS1 DataBar Limited bar codes. There is an inverse relationship between security and digital scanner aggressiveness. Increasing the level of security may result in reduced aggressiveness in scanning, so only choose the level of security necessary.
  • Page 255: Gs1 Databar Expanded

    Symbologies 13 - 73 GS1 DataBar Expanded Parameter # F0h 54h. Enable GS1 DataBar Expanded (01h) Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded (00h) Convert GS1 DataBar to UPC/EAN Parameter # F0h, 8Dh This parameter only applies to GS1 DataBar-14 and GS1 DataBar Limited symbols not decoded as part of a Composite symbol.
  • Page 256: Composite

    13 - 74 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Composite Composite CC-C Parameter # F0h 55h Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type CC-C. Enable CC-C (01h) Disable CC-C (00h) Composite CC-A/B Parameter # F0h 56h Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type CC-A/B.
  • Page 257: Composite Tlc-39

    Symbologies 13 - 75 Composite TLC-39 Parameter # F0h 73h Scan a bar code below to enable or disable Composite bar codes of type TLC-39. Enable TLC39 (01h) Disable TLC39 (00h) UPC Composite Mode Parameter # F0h 58h Select an option for linking UPC symbols with a 2D symbol during transmission as if they were one symbol: •...
  • Page 258: Composite Beep Mode

    13 - 76 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Composite Beep Mode Parameter # F0h, 8Eh To select the number of decode beeps when a composite bar code is decoded, scan the appropriate bar code. Single Beep after both are decoded...
  • Page 259: Symbologies

    Symbologies 13 - 77 2D Symbologies Enable/Disable PDF417 Parameter # 0Fh To enable or disable PDF417, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable PDF417 (01h) Disable PDF417 (00h) Enable/Disable MicroPDF417 Parameter # E3h To enable or disable MicroPDF417, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable MicroPDF417 (01h) Disable MicroPDF417...
  • Page 260: Code 128 Emulation

    13 - 78 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code 128 Emulation Parameter # 7Bh Enable this parameter to transmit data from certain MicroPDF417 symbols as Code 128. AIM Code ID Character (01h) on page 4-19 must be enabled for this parameter to work.
  • Page 261: Data Matrix

    Symbologies 13 - 79 Data Matrix Parameter # F0h, 24h To enable or disable Data Matrix, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Data Matrix (01h) Disable Data Matrix (00h) Data Matrix Inverse Parameter # F1h 4Ch This parameter sets the Data Matrix inverse decoder setting. Options are: •...
  • Page 262: Maxicode

    13 - 80 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Maxicode Parameter # F0h, 26h To enable or disable Maxicode, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable Maxicode (01h) Disable Maxicode (00h)
  • Page 263: Qr Code

    Symbologies 13 - 81 QR Code Parameter # F0h,25h To enable or disable QR Code, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable QR Code (01h) Disable QR Code (00h) QR Inverse Parameter # F1h 4Bh This parameter sets the QR inverse decoder setting. Options are: •...
  • Page 264: Microqr

    13 - 82 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide MicroQR Parameter # F1h 3Dh To enable or disable MicroQR, scan the appropriate bar code below. Enable MicroQR (01h) Disable MicroQR (00h) Aztec Parameter # F1h 3Eh To enable or disable Aztec, scan the appropriate bar code below.
  • Page 265: Aztec Inverse

    Symbologies 13 - 83 Aztec Inverse Parameter # F1h 4Dh This parameter sets the Aztec inverse decoder setting. Options are: • - the scanner decodes regular Aztec bar codes only. Regular Only • - the scanner decodes inverse Aztec bar codes only. Inverse Only •...
  • Page 266: Redundancy Level 1

    13 - 84 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Redundancy Level Parameter # 4Eh The digital scanner offers four levels of decode redundancy. Select higher redundancy levels for decreasing levels of bar code quality. As redundancy levels increase, the digital scanner’s aggressiveness decreases.
  • Page 267: Redundancy Level 4

    Symbologies 13 - 85 Redundancy Level 4 The following code types must be successfully read three times before being decoded: Redundancy Level 4 Codes Table 13-5 Code Type Code Length Redundancy Level 1 (01h) Redundancy Level 2 (02h) Redundancy Level 3 (03h) Redundancy Level 4 (04h)
  • Page 268: Security Level

    13 - 86 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Security Level Parameter # 4Dh The digital scanner offers four levels of decode security for delta bar codes, which include the Code 128 family, UPC/EAN, and Code 93. Select increasing levels of security for decreasing levels of bar code quality. There is an inverse relationship between security and digital scanner aggressiveness, so choose only that level of security necessary for any given application.
  • Page 269: Intercharacter Gap Size

    Symbologies 13 - 87 Intercharacter Gap Size Parameter # F0h, 7Dh The Code 39 and Codabar symbologies have an intercharacter gap that is typically quite small. Due to various bar code-printing technologies, this gap can grow larger than the maximum size allowed, preventing the digital scanner from decoding the symbol.
  • Page 270: Macro Pdf Features

    13 - 88 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Macro PDF Features Macro PDF is a special feature for concatenating multiple PDF symbols into one file. The digital scanner can decode symbols that are encoded with this feature, and can store more than 64 Kb of decoded data stored in up to 50 MacroPDF symbols.
  • Page 271: Chapter 14 Driver's License Set Up (Ds6708-Dl)

    Use the formatted data for age verification, credit card application information, and more. This chapter describes how to program the DS6708-DL digital scanner to read and use the data contained in the 2D bar codes on US driver's licenses and AAMVA compliant ID cards.
  • Page 272: Driver's License Parsing

    See Parsing Driver’s License Data Fields (Embedded Driver's License Parsing) on page 14-3 for more information. As jurisdictional updates become available, Motorola updates a series of bar codes on the Motorola Web site: http:supportcentral.motrola.com. These bar codes contain embedded software. Scanning these in conjunction with the bar codes on...
  • Page 273: Parsing Driver's License Data Fields (Embedded Driver's License Parsing)

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 3 Parsing Driver’s License Data Fields (Embedded Driver's License Parsing) To begin programming a parsing rule: Scan Begin New Driver’s License Parse Rule below. Scan any of the field bar codes on the following pages, or Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters) on page 14-21 to complete the parsing rule.
  • Page 274: Driver's License Parse Field Bar Codes (Continued)

    14 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Driver’s License Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) The parse fields currently supported begin below. Not all IDs present data in the same format. For example, some IDs may have separate fields for first name, last name, and middle initial and others may have a single field with the entire name.
  • Page 275 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 5 Driver’s License Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Issue Date ID Number (Formatted)
  • Page 276: Aamva Parse Field Bar Codes

    14 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes AAMVA Issuer ID Full Name Last Name First Name Middle Name / Initial Name Suffix Name Prefix...
  • Page 277: Aamva Parse Field Bar Codes (Continued)

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 7 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Mailing Address Line 1 Mailing Address Line 2 Mailing Address City Mailing Address State Mailing Address Postal Code Home Address Line 1 Home Address Line 2...
  • Page 278 14 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Home Address City Home Address State Home Address Postal Code License ID Number License Class License Restrictions License Endorsements...
  • Page 279 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 9 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Height (Feet and/or Inches) Height (Centimeters) Weight (Pounds) Weight (Kilograms) Eye Color Hair Color License Expiration Date...
  • Page 280 14 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Birth Date Gender License Issue Date Social Security Number Permit Class Permit Expiration Date Permit ID Number...
  • Page 281 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 11 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Permit Issue Date Permit Restrictions Permit Endorsements AKA Social Security Name AKA Full Name AKA Last Name AKA First Name...
  • Page 282 14 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) AKA Middle Name / Initial AKA Name Suffix AKA Name Prefix AKA Birth Date Issue Timestamp Number of Duplicates Medical Codes...
  • Page 283 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 13 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Organ Donor Nonresident Customer ID Weight Range Document Discriminator Country Federal Commission Codes...
  • Page 284 14 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Place of Birth Audit Information Inventory Control Race / Ethnicity Std Vehicle Class Std Endorsements Std Restrictions...
  • Page 285 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 15 AAMVA Parse Field Bar Codes (continued) Class Description Endorsement Description Restrictions Description Height in Inches Height in Centimeters Parser Version ID Bar Codes Include this field to emit embedded parser software version identification...
  • Page 286: Parsing Rule Example

    14 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parsing Rule Example Scan the following bar codes in sequence to program the digital scanner to extract and transmit first, middle, and last names; mailing address line 1; mailing address line 2; mailing address city; mailing address state; mailing address postal code;...
  • Page 287 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 17 Parsing Rule Example (continued) Send Space Last Name Send Control M (Carriage Return) Mailing Address Line 1 Send Space Mailing Address Line 2...
  • Page 288 14 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Parsing Rule Example (continued) Send Control M (Carriage Return) Mailing Address City Send Space Mailing Address State Send Space Mailing Address Postal Code...
  • Page 289 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 19 Parsing Rule Example (continued) Send Control M (Carriage Return) Birth Date Send Control M (Carriage Return) Save Driver’s Licence Parse Rule...
  • Page 290: Field Update Procedure

    14 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Field Update Procedure Scan the following bar codes in order to perform a field update. This update COMPLETELY REPLACES any prior updates that were done and overrides any embedded parsing software currently programmed in the digital scanner.
  • Page 291: User Preferences

    Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 21 User Preferences Set Default Parameter Scan this bar code to return all parameters to the default values listed in Table A-1 on page A-1. Set All Defaults Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters) Control Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keystroke to send.
  • Page 292 14 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control C Send Control D Send Control E Send Control F Send Control G Send Control H Send Control I (Tab)
  • Page 293 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 23 Control Characters (continued) Send Control J Send Control K Send Control L Send Control M (Carriage Return) Send Control N Send Control O Send Control P...
  • Page 294 14 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control Q Send Control R Send Control S Send Control T Send Control U Send Control V Send Control W...
  • Page 295 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 25 Control Characters (continued) Send Control X Send Control Y Send Control Z Send Control [ Send Control \ Send Control ]...
  • Page 296 14 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control 6 Send Control - Keyboard Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keyboard characters to send. Send Space Send ! Send “ Send #...
  • Page 297 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 27 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send $ Send % Send & Send ‘ Send ( Send ) Send *...
  • Page 298 14 - 28 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send + Send , Send - Send . Send / Send 0 Send 1...
  • Page 299 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 29 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 2 Send 3 Send 4 Send 5 Send 6 Send 7 Send 8...
  • Page 300 14 - 30 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 9 Send : Send ; Send < Send = Send > Send ?
  • Page 301 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 31 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send @ Send A Send B Send C Send D Send E Send F...
  • Page 302 14 - 32 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send G Send H Send I Send J Send K Send L Send M...
  • Page 303 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 33 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send N Send O Send P Send Q Send R Send S Send T...
  • Page 304 14 - 34 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send U Send V Send W Send X Send Y Send Z Send [...
  • Page 305 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 35 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send \ Send ] Send ^ Send _ Send ` Send a Send b...
  • Page 306 14 - 36 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send c Send d Send e Send f Send g Send h Send i...
  • Page 307 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 37 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send j Send k Send l Send m Send n Send o Send p...
  • Page 308 14 - 38 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send q Send r Send s Send t Send u Send v Send w...
  • Page 309 Driver’s License Set Up (DS6708-DL) 14 - 39 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send x Send y Send z Send { Send | Send } Send ~...
  • Page 310 14 - 40 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 311: Chapter 15 Advanced Data Formatting

    Chapter 15 Advanced Data Formatting Introduction Advanced Data Formatting (ADF) is a means of customizing data before transmission to the host device. Use ADF to edit scan data to suit particular requirements. To implement ADF, scan a related series of bar codes, which begin on page 15-7, or install the 123Scan utility...
  • Page 312: Using Adf Bar Codes

    15 - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Using ADF Bar Codes When programming a rule, make sure the rule is logically correct. Plan ahead before scanning. To program each data formatting rule: • Start the Rule. Scan the Begin New Rule bar code on page 15-7.
  • Page 313: Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 3 Rule 1: The Code 128 Scanning Rule Step Bar Code On Page Beep Indication Begin New Rule 15-7 High High Code 128 15-10 High High Send next 5 characters 15-28 High High Send <CTRL M> 15-50 High High Send next 5 characters...
  • Page 314: Rules Hierarchy (In Bar Codes)

    15 - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide and the cashier keys the price manually. To implement this, first enter an ADF rule that applies to the normal situation, such as: Scan Rule Belongs to Set 1. 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 315: Default Rules

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 5 Note that using the standard data editing functions also creates ADF rules. Scan options are entered as ADF rules, and the hierarchy mentioned above also applies to them. For the digital scanner, this applies to prefix/suffix programming in the parameter Scan Data Transmission Format on page 4-21.
  • Page 316 15 - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ADF Bar Codes (Continued) Table 15-1 Page Parameter Number Any Message OK 15-23 Numeric Keypad 15-24 Rule Belongs To Set 15-26 Actions 15-27 Send Data 15-27 Send Data Up To Character...
  • Page 317: Special Commands

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 7 ADF Bar Codes (Continued) Table 15-1 Page Parameter Number Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters 15-86 Send GUI 0 Send GUI 9 15-86 Send GUI A Send GUI Z 15-87 Turn On/Off Rule Sets 15-91 Alphanumeric Keyboard 15-93...
  • Page 318: Save Rule

    15 - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Save Rule Scan the bar code below to save the rule. Save Rule Erase Use these bar codes to erase criteria, actions, or rules. Erase Criteria And Start Again Erase Actions And Start Again...
  • Page 319: Disable Rule Set

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 9 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 320: Criteria

    15 - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Criteria Code Types Scan the bar codes for all code to be affected by the rule. Scan the codes in succession, prior to selecting other criteria. To select all code types, do not scan any code type.
  • Page 321 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 11 Code Types (continued) IATA 2 OF 5 I 2 OF 5 Code 93 UPC-A UPC-E EAN-8 EAN-13 ISSN...
  • Page 322 15 - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code Types (continued) GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128 UPC-E1 Bookland EAN Trioptic Code 39 Code 11 Code 32...
  • Page 323 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 13 Code Types (continued) ISBT 128 Coupon Code Chinese 2 of 5 Matrix 2 of 5 Korean 3 of 5 US Postnet US Planet...
  • Page 324 15 - 14 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code Types (continued) UK Postal Japan Postal Australian Postal Netherlands KIX Code USPS 4CB/One Code/Intelligent Mail UPU FICS Postal PDF417...
  • Page 325 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 15 MicroPDF...
  • Page 326 15 - 16 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code Types (continued) Macro PDF Macro MicroPDF MaxiCode Data Matrix QR Code MicroQR TLC 39...
  • Page 327 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 17 Code Types (continued) UPC/EAN Composites GS1 DataBar and GS1-128 Composites Aztec Aztec Rune NOTE When selecting composite bar codes, enable AIM IDs if parsing UPC or EAN composite data, or data from an application that uses symbol separators.
  • Page 328: Code Lengths

    15 - 18 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code Lengths Scan these bar codes to define the number of characters the selected code type must contain. Select one length per rule only. Do not select any code length to select code types of any length.
  • Page 329 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 19 Code Lengths (continued) 7 Characters 8 Characters 9 Characters 10 Characters 11 Characters 12 Characters 13 Characters...
  • Page 330 15 - 20 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (continued) 14 Characters 15 Characters 16 Characters 17 Characters 18 Characters 19 Characters 20 Characters...
  • Page 331 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 21 Code Lengths (continued) 21 Characters 22 Characters 23 Characters 24 Characters 25 Characters 26 Characters 27 Characters...
  • Page 332: Message Containing A Specific Data String

    15 - 22 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Code Lengths (continued) 28 Characters 29 Characters 30 Characters 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.
  • Page 333 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 23 Specific String, Any Location Scan the following bar code. Enter a location by scanning a two-digit number representing the position (use a leading “zero” if necessary) using the Numeric Keypad on page 15-24. Scan the bar codes representing the desired character or characters (up to a total of 8) using the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 15-93.
  • Page 334 15 - 24 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Numeric Keypad Do not confuse bar codes on this page with those on the alphanumeric keyboard.
  • Page 335 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 25 Numeric Keypad (continued) Cancel...
  • Page 336 15 - 26 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Rule Belongs To Set Select the set to which a rule belongs. There are four possible rule sets. See Alternate Rule Sets on page 15-3 for more information about rule sets.
  • Page 337: Actions

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 27 Actions Select how to format the data for transmission. Send Data Send all data that follows, send all data up to a specific character selected from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 15-93, or send the next X characters. Note that only bar codes for Send Next 1 to 20 appear here, and can be scanned multiple times to send values greater then 20.
  • Page 338 15 - 28 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Data (continued) Send Next 5 Characters Send Next 6 Characters Send Next 7 Characters Send Next 8 Characters Send Next 9 Characters Send Next 10 Characters Send Next 11 Characters...
  • Page 339 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 29 Send Data (continued) Send Next 12 Characters Send Next 13 Characters Send Next 14 Characters Send Next 15 Characters Send Next 16 Characters Send Next 17 Characters Send Next 18 Characters...
  • Page 340 15 - 30 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Data (continued) Send Next 19 Characters Send Next 20 Characters...
  • Page 341: Setup Field(S)

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 31 Setup Field(s) Setup Field(s) Definitions Table 15-2 Parameter Description Page Move Cursor Move Cursor To a Character Scan the Move Cursor To Character, then any printable ASCII 15-32 character from the Alphanumeric Keyboard on page 15-93. This moves the cursor to the position after the matching character.
  • Page 342 15 - 32 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Setup Field(s) Definitions (Continued) Table 15-2 Parameter Description Page Skip Ahead “N” Characters Scan one of these bar codes to select the number of positions ahead 15-34 to move the cursor.
  • Page 343 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 33 Setup Field(s) (continued) Move Cursor to Specific String and Replace Move Cursor to Last Occurrence of String and Replace All Skip to End Send Pause Scan the bar code below to insert a pause in the transmission of data. See Pause Duration on page 15-7 to set the length of this pause.
  • Page 344 15 - 34 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Skip Ahead Use the following bar codes to skip ahead characters. Skip Ahead 1 Character Skip Ahead 2 Characters Skip Ahead 3 Characters Skip Ahead 4 Characters Skip Ahead 5 Characters...
  • Page 345 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 35 Skip Ahead (continued) Skip Ahead 8 Characters Skip Ahead 9 Characters Skip Ahead 10 Characters Skip Back Use the following bar codes to skip back characters. Skip Back 1 Character Skip Back 2 Characters Skip Back 3 Characters...
  • Page 346 15 - 36 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Skip Back (continued) Skip Back 4 Characters Skip Back 5 Characters Skip Back 6 Characters Skip Back 7 Characters Skip Back 8 Characters Skip Back 9 Characters Skip Back 10 Characters...
  • Page 347 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 37 Send Preset Value Use these bar codes to send preset values. See Prefix/Suffix Values on page 4-20 to set these values. Send Prefix Send Suffix...
  • Page 348: Modify Data

    15 - 38 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Modify Data Modify data as described below. The following actions work for all commands that follow it within a rule. Programming pad zeros to length 6, send next 3 characters, stop padding, send next 5 characters, adds three zeros to the first send, and the next send is unaffected by the padding.
  • Page 349: Pad Data With Spaces

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 39 Pad Data with Spaces To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of spaces. Use Send commands to activate this parameter. Pad Spaces To Length 1 Pad Spaces To Length 2 Pad Spaces To Length 3 Pad Spaces To Length 4 Pad Spaces To Length 5...
  • Page 350 15 - 40 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 8 Pad Spaces To Length 9 Pad Spaces To Length 10 Pad Spaces To Length 11 Pad Spaces To Length 12 Pad Spaces To Length 13...
  • Page 351 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 41 Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 15 Pad Spaces To Length 16 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...
  • Page 352 15 - 42 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 22 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...
  • Page 353: Pad Data With Zeros

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 43 Pad Data with Spaces (continued) Pad Spaces To Length 29 Pad Spaces To Length 30 Stop Pad Spaces Pad Data with Zeros To pad data to the left, scan the bar code containing the desired number of zeros. Use Send commands to activate this parameter.
  • Page 354 15 - 44 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (continued) Pad Zeros To Length 4 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...
  • Page 355 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 45 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 Pad Zeros To Length 17...
  • Page 356 15 - 46 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Pad Data with Zeros (continued) 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 Pad Zeros To Length 23...
  • Page 357 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 47 Pad Data with Zeros (continued) Pad Zeros To Length 25 Pad Zeros To Length 26 Pad Zeros To Length 27 Pad Zeros To Length 28 Pad Zeros To Length 29 Pad Zeros To Length 30 Stop Pad Zeros...
  • Page 358: Beeps

    15 - 48 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Beeps Select a beep sequence for each ADF rule. Beep Once Beep Twice Beep Three Times Send Keystroke (Control Characters and Keyboard Characters) Control Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keystroke to send.
  • Page 359 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 49 Control Characters (continued) Send Control C Send Control D Send Control E Send Control F Send Control G Send Control H Send Control I...
  • Page 360 15 - 50 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control J Send Control K Send Control L Send Control M Send Control N Send Control O Send Control P...
  • Page 361 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 51 Control Characters (continued) Send Control Q Send Control R Send Control S Send Control T Send Control U Send Control V Send Control W...
  • Page 362 15 - 52 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Control Characters (continued) Send Control X Send Control Y Send Control Z Send Control [ Send Control \ Send Control ]...
  • Page 363 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 53 Control Characters (continued) Send Control 6 Send Control - Keyboard Characters Scan a Send bar code for the keyboard characters to send. Send ! Send “ Send #...
  • Page 364 15 - 54 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send $ Send % Send & Send ‘ Send ( Send ) Send *...
  • Page 365 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 55 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send + Send , Send - Send . Send / Send 0 Send 1...
  • Page 366 15 - 56 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 2 Send 3 Send 4 Send 5 Send 6 Send 7 Send 8...
  • Page 367 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 57 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send 9 Send : Send ; Send < Send = Send > Send ?
  • Page 368 15 - 58 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send @ Send A Send B Send D Send E Send F...
  • Page 369 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 59 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send G Send H Send I Send J Send K Send L Send M...
  • Page 370 15 - 60 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send N Send O Send P Send Q Send R Send S Send T...
  • Page 371 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 61 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send U Send V Send W Send X Send Y Send Z Send [...
  • Page 372 15 - 62 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send \ Send ] Send ^ Send _ Send ` Send a Send b...
  • Page 373 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 63 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send d Send e Send f Send g Send h Send i...
  • Page 374 15 - 64 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send j Send k Send l Send m Send n Send o Send p...
  • Page 375 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 65 Keyboard Characters (continued) Send q Send r Send s Send t Send u Send v Send w...
  • Page 376 15 - 66 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Keyboard Characters (continued) Send x Send y Send z Send { Send | Send } Send ~...
  • Page 377 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 67 Send ALT Characters Send Alt 2 Send Alt @ Send Alt A Send Alt B Send Alt C Send Alt D Send Alt E...
  • Page 378 15 - 68 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Alt F...
  • Page 379 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 69 Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt G Send Alt H Send Alt I Send Alt J Send Alt K Send Alt L Send Alt M...
  • Page 380 15 - 70 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt N Send Alt O Send Alt P Send Alt Q Send Alt R Send Alt S Send Alt T...
  • Page 381 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 71 Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt U Send Alt V Send Alt W Send Alt X Send Alt Y Send Alt Z Send Alt [...
  • Page 382 15 - 72 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send ALT Characters (continued) Send Alt \ Send Alt ]...
  • Page 383 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 73 Send Keypad Characters Send Keypad * Send Keypad + Send Keypad - Send Keypad . Send Keypad / Send Keypad 0 Send Keypad 1...
  • Page 384 15 - 74 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Keypad 2 Send Keypad 3 Send Keypad 4 Send Keypad 5 Send Keypad 6 Send Keypad 7 Send Keypad 8...
  • Page 385 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 75 Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Keypad 9 Send Keypad Enter Send Keypad Numlock Send Break Key Send Delete Key Send Page Up Key Send End Key...
  • Page 386 15 - 76 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Page Down Key Send Pause Key Send Scroll Lock Key Send Backspace Key Send Tab Key Send Print Screen Key Send Insert Key...
  • Page 387 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 77 Send Keypad Characters (continued) Send Home Key Send Enter Key Send Escape Key Send Up Arrow Key Send Down Arrow Key Send Left Arrow Key Send Right Arrow Key...
  • Page 388 15 - 78 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Function Key Send F1 Key Send F2 Key Send F3 Key Send F4 Key Send F5 Key Send F6 Key Send F7 Key...
  • Page 389 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 79 Send Function Key (continued) Send F8 Key Send F9 Key Send F10 Key Send F11 Key Send F12 Key Send F13 Key Send F14 Key...
  • Page 390 15 - 80 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (continued) Send F15 Key Send F16 Key Send F17 Key Send F18 Key Send F19 Key Send F20 Key Send F21 Key...
  • Page 391 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 81 Send Function Key (continued) Send F22 Key Send F23 Key Send F24 Key Send PF1 Key Send PF2 Key Send PF3 Key Send PF4 Key...
  • Page 392 15 - 82 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Function Key (continued) Send PF5 Key Send PF6 Key Send PF7 Key Send PF8 Key Send PF9 Key Send PF10 Key Send PF11 Key...
  • Page 393 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 83 Send Function Key (continued) Send PF12 Key Send PF13 Key Send PF14 Key Send PF15 Key Send PF16 Key Send PF17 Key Send PF18 Key...
  • Page 394 15 - 84 DS6708 Digital Scanner 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 Send PF25 Key...
  • Page 395: Send Right Control Key

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 85 Send Function Key (continued) 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 396: Send Graphic User Interface (Gui) Characters

    15 - 86 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters The Send Graphic User Interface Character actions taps the specified key while holding the System Dependent Graphic User Interface (GUI) Key. The definition of the Graphic User Interface key depends on the attached system.
  • Page 397 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 87 Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI 6 Send GUI 7 Send GUI 8 Send GUI 9 Send GUI A Send GUI B Send GUI C...
  • Page 398 15 - 88 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI D Send GUI E Send GUI F Send GUI G Send GUI H Send GUI I Send GUI J...
  • Page 399 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 89 Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI K Send GUI L Send GUI M Send GUI N Send GUI O Send GUI P Send GUI Q...
  • Page 400 15 - 90 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI R Send GUI S Send GUI T Send GUI U Send GUI V Send GUI W Send GUI X...
  • Page 401: Turn On/Off Rule Sets

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 91 Send Graphic User Interface (GUI) Characters (continued) Send GUI Y Send GUI Z 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 402 15 - 92 DS6708 Digital Scanner 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...
  • Page 403: Alphanumeric Keyboard

    Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 93 Alphanumeric Keyboard Space (Dash)
  • Page 404 15 - 94 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) “ & ‘...
  • Page 405 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 95 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) < >...
  • Page 406 15 - 96 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) (Underscore)
  • Page 407 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 97 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) NOTE Do not confuse the numeric bar codes below with those on the numeric keypad.
  • Page 408 15 - 98 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 409 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 99 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 410 15 - 100 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 411 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 101 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 412 15 - 102 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued) Cancel End of Message...
  • Page 413 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 103 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 414 15 - 104 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 415 Advanced Data Formatting 15 - 105 Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 416 15 - 106 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Alphanumeric Keyboard (continued)
  • Page 417: Appendix A Standard Default Parameters

    Appendix A Standard Default Parameters Standard Default Parameters Table Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number User Preferences Set Default Parameter Restore Defaults Parameter Scanning Enable Beeper Tone Medium Beeper Volume High Suppress Power-up Beeps F1h D1h Do not suppress Power Mode Continuous On Time Delay to Low Power Mode...
  • Page 418 A - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Decode Mirror Images F1h, 19h Never 4-18 Miscellaneous Scanner Options Transmit Code ID Character None 4-19 Prefix Value 63h, 69h 7013 <CR><LF>...
  • Page 419 Standard Default Parameters A - 3 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Convert Case No Case Conversion 6-14 RS-232 Host Parameters RS-232 Host Types Standard Baud Rate 9600 Parity Type None 7-11 Stop Bit Select 1 Stop Bit 7-12 Data Bits...
  • Page 420 A - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Keyboard Wedge Host Parameters Keyboard Wedge Host Type IBM PC/AT& IBM PC 11-5 Compatibles Country Types (Country Codes)
  • Page 421 Standard Default Parameters A - 5 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number UPC/EAN UPC-A Enable 13-8 UPC-E Enable 13-8 UPC-E1 Disable 13-9 EAN-8/JAN 8 Enable 13-9 EAN-13/JAN 13 Enable 13-10 Bookland EAN Disable 13-10 Decode UPC/EAN/JAN Supplementals Ignore...
  • Page 422 A - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) Enable 13-29 ISBT 128 Enable 13-29 ISBT Concatenation F1h 41h Disable 13-30 Check ISBT Table...
  • Page 423 Standard Default Parameters A - 7 Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Convert I 2 of 5 to EAN 13 Disable 13-49 Discrete 2 of 5 (DTF) Discrete 2 of 5 Disable 13-49 Set Length(s) for D 2 of 5 14h 15h 13-50...
  • Page 424 A - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Standard Default Parameters Table (Continued) Table A-1 Parameter Page Parameter Default Number Number Postal Codes US Postnet Enable 13-64 US Planet Enable 13-64 Transmit US Postal Check Digit Enable 13-65 UK Postal...
  • Page 425 Macro PDF Flush Macro PDF Buffer 13-88 Abort Macro PDF Entry 13-88 Drivers License Parsing (DS6708-DL only) Driver’s License Parsing No Driver’s License Parsing 14-2 User selection is required to configure this interface and this is the most common selection.
  • Page 426 A - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 427: Symbol Code Identifiers

    Appendix B Programming Reference Symbol Code Identifiers Symbol Code Characters Table B-1 Code Character Code Type UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC-E1, EAN-8, EAN-13 Code 39, Code 32 Codabar Code 128, ISBT 128, ISBT 128 Concatenated Code 93 Interleaved 2 of 5 Discrete 2 of 5, or Discrete 2 of 5 IATA Code 11 GS1-128 (formerly UCC/EAN-128) Bookland EAN...
  • Page 428 B - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Symbol Code Characters (Continued) Table B-1 Code Character Code Type Korean 3 of 5 ISSN EAN, PDF417, Macro PDF417, Micro PDF417 Aztec, Aztec Rune Data Matrix QR Code, MicroQR Maxicode US Postnet...
  • Page 429: Aim Code Identifiers

    Programming Reference B - 3 AIM Code Identifiers Each AIM Code Identifier contains the three-character string ]cm where: = Flag Character (ASCII 93) c = Code Character (see Table B-2) m = Modifier Character (see Table B-3) Aim Code Characters Table B-2 Code Character Code Type...
  • Page 430 B - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide 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.
  • Page 431: Upc/Ean

    Programming Reference B - 5 Modifier Characters (Continued) Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option D 2 of 5 No options specified at this time. Always transmit 0. Example: A D 2 of 5 bar code 4123, is transmitted as ]S04123 UPC/EAN Standard data packet in full EAN format, i.e.
  • Page 432 B - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Modifier Characters (Continued) Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option EAN.UCC Native mode transmission. Composites Note: UPC portion of composite is transmitted using UPC rules. (GS1 DataBar, Standard data packet. GS1-128, 2D...
  • Page 433: Data Matrix

    Programming Reference B - 7 Modifier Characters (Continued) Table B-3 Code Type Option Value Option Data Matrix ECC 000-140, not supported. ECC 200. ECC 200, FNC1 in first or fifth position. ECC 200, FNC1 in second or sixth position. ECC 200, ECI protocol implemented. ECC 200, FNC1 in first or fifth position, ECI protocol implemented.
  • Page 434 B - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide...
  • Page 435 Appendix C Sample Bar Codes Code 39 123ABC UPC/EAN UPC-A, 100% 12345 67890...
  • Page 436 C - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide EAN-13, 100% 3 456789 012340 Code 128 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Interleaved 2 of 5 12345678901231...
  • Page 437: Pdf417

    Sample Bar Codes C - 3 GS1 DataBar-14 NOTE DataBar-14 must be enabled to read the bar code below (see GS1 DataBar-14 on page 13-71). 7612341562341 PDF417 Data Matrix...
  • Page 438: Us Postnet

    C - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Maxicode QR Code US Postnet UK Postal...
  • Page 439: Appendix D: Numeric Bar Codes

    Appendix D Numeric Bar Codes Numeric Bar Codes For parameters requiring specific numeric values, scan the appropriately numbered bar code(s).
  • Page 440: Cancel

    D - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Numeric Bar Codes (continued) Cancel To correct an error or change a selection, scan the bar code below. Cancel...
  • Page 441: Appendix E Ascii Character Sets

    Appendix E ASCII Character Sets ASCII Value Table Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1000 CTRL 2 1001 CTRL A 1002 CTRL B 1003 CTRL C 1004 CTRL D 1005 CTRL E 1006 CTRL F 1007 CTRL G 1008...
  • Page 442 E - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1016 CTRL P 1017 CTRL Q 1018 CTRL R 1019 CTRL S 1020 CTRL T 1021...
  • Page 443 ASCII Character Sets E - 3 ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 < 1061 1062 >...
  • Page 444 E - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087...
  • Page 445 ASCII Character Sets E - 5 ASCII Value Table (Continued) Table E-1 Full ASCII Code 39 ASCII Value Keystroke Encode Char 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121...
  • Page 446 E - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide ALT Key Standard Default Tables Table E-2 ALT Keys Keystroke 2064 ALT 2 2065 ALT A 2066 ALT B 2067 ALT C 2068 ALT D 2069 ALT E 2070 ALT F...
  • Page 447 ASCII Character Sets E - 7 USB GUI Key Character Set Table E-3 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 3054 GUI 6 3055 GUI 7 3056...
  • Page 448 E - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide USB GUI Key Character Set (Continued) Table E-3 GUI Key Keystroke 3081 GUI Q 3082 GUI R 3083 GUI S 3084 GUI T 3085 GUI U 3086 GUI V 3087 GUI W...
  • Page 449 ASCII Character Sets E - 9 PF Key Standard Default Table Table E-4 PF Keys Keystroke 4001 PF 1 4002 PF 2 4003 PF 3 4004 PF 4 4005 PF 5 4006 PF 6 4007 PF 7 4008 PF 8 4009 PF 9 4010...
  • Page 450 E - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide F key Standard Default Table Table E-5 F Keys Keystroke 5001 5002 5003 5004 5005 5006 5007 5008 5009 5010 F 10 5011 F 11 5012 F 12 5013 F 13...
  • Page 451 ASCII Character Sets E - 11 Numeric Key Standard Default Table Table E-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...
  • Page 452 E - 12 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Extended Keypad Standard Default Table Table E-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 453 Glossary Aperture. The opening in an optical system defined by a lens or baffle that establishes the field of view. API. An interface by means of which one software component communicates with or controls another. Usually used to refer to services provided by one software component to another, usually via software interrupts or function calls Application Programming Interface.
  • Page 454 Glossary - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Bit. Binary digit. One bit is the basic unit of binary information. Generally, eight consecutive bits compose one byte of data. The pattern of 0 and 1 values within the byte determines its meaning.
  • Page 455 Glossary - 3 Code Length. Number of data characters in a bar code between the start and stop characters, not including those characters. Cold Boot. A cold boot restarts the mobile computer and erases all user stored records and entries. COM port.
  • Page 456 Glossary - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Flash Disk. An additional megabyte of non-volatile memory for storing application and configuration files. Flash Memory. Flash memory is responsible for storing the system firmware and is non-volatile. If the system power is interrupted the data is not be lost.
  • Page 457 Glossary - 5 group determines which characters are encoded. This continuous code type uses no intercharacter spaces. Only numeric (0 to 9) and START/STOP characters may be encoded. I/O Ports. interface The connection between two devices, defined by common physical characteristics, signal characteristics, and signal meanings.
  • Page 458 Glossary - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide MIL. 1 mil = 1 thousandth of an inch. Misread (Misdecode). A condition which occurs when the data output of a reader or interface controller does not agree with the data encoded within a bar code symbol.
  • Page 459 Glossary - 7 Percent Decode. The average probability that a single scan of a bar code would result in a successful decode. In a well-designed bar code scanning system, that probability should approach near 100%. PING. (Packet Internet Groper) An Internet utility used to determine whether a particular IP address is online. It is used to test and debug a network by sending out a packet and waiting for a response.
  • Page 460 Glossary - 8 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Scan Area. Area intended to contain a symbol. Scanner. An electronic device used to scan bar code symbols and produce a digitized pattern that corresponds to the bars and spaces of the symbol. Its three main components are: 1) Light source (laser or photoelectric cell) - illuminates a bar code,;...
  • Page 461 Glossary - 9 Symbol Length. Length of symbol measured from the beginning of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to the start character to the end of the quiet zone (margin) adjacent to a stop character. Symbology. The structural rules and conventions for representing data within a particular bar code type (e.g. UPC/EAN, Code 39, PDF417, etc.).
  • Page 462 Glossary - 10 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide UPC. Universal Product Code. A relatively complex numeric symbology. Each character consists of two bars and two spaces, each of which is any of four widths. The standard symbology for retail food packages in the United States.
  • Page 463 Index Numerics move cursor past a character ... . . 15-31 move cursor past string ....15-31 123Scan2 .
  • Page 464 Index - 2 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide alphanumeric keyboard ....15-93 bookland ISBN ......13-23 alternate rule sets .
  • Page 465 Index - 3 country keyboard types (country codes) . . . 11-6 module width ......10-7 default table ......11-3 parameter pass-through .
  • Page 466 Index - 4 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Netherlands KIX code ....13-69 RS-232 ....... 7-21 transmit matrix 2 of 5 check digit .
  • Page 467 ....5-4 Motorola enterprise mobility support ... . . xvii low light enhancement .
  • Page 468 Index - 6 DS6708 Digital Scanner Product Reference Guide Australian postal ..... . . 13-66 Japan postal ......13-66 technical specifications .
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