Q1 : What's a barcode scanner and how does it work?
A barcode scanner is an electronic device that can read and decode printed barcodes, such as those found on items like smartphones, paper, metal, PCBs, and bottles.
Barcode scanners use a sensor, such as a CCD, CMOS, or image sensor, to scan the barcode and convert the information into a digital format that can be output to a computer or other device.
To use a barcode scanner, you simply aim the device at the barcode and press the trigger or button. Barcode scanners are used for inventory management, point of sale, medical systems, vending machines, and other purposes. They are efficient and reliable tools for capturing data about products and items.
Q2 : What types of barcode can the barcode scanners read?
We offer 2 kinds of barccode scanners to read 1D & 2D barcodes.
The 1D scanners can read more types of 1D and higher scanning performance for 1D. And the support 1D types are :
EAN-8, EAN-13, ( JAN ) UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN/UPC Add-on, Code-39, Code-32, Code 93, Code 11, Codabar/Nw7, UCC/EAN/Code-128,Industrial-25, Interleaved-25, Martix-25, , MSI/Plessey, GS1 data bar(RSS14, RSS14 Limited, RSS14 Stacked, RSS Expansion, RSS Expansion Stack) , GS1-128
The 2D scanners can read both 1D & 2D and the support barcode types are :
1D : EAN/UPC, RSS, Code 39, Code 128, UCC/EAN 128, ISBN, ISBT, Interleaved, Matrix, Industrial and Standard 2 of 5, Codabar, Code 93/93i, Code 11, MSI, Plessey, Telepen, Postal Codes
Codablock A, Codablock F, PDF417, MicroPDF417, Aztec Code, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, QR Code, Chinese Sensible(Han Xin) code
Postal Codes: Australian Post, British Post, Canadian Post, China Post, Japanese Post, Korea Post, Netherlands Post, Planet Code, Postnet
Q3 : Can the barcode scanner be connected to computer or other device?
Yes, our barcode scanner can be connected to computer by USB HID, USB COM or RS232 interface. And it also can connect to smart phone, tablet PC by bluetooth.
Q4 : Does the barcode scanner require any special software to function?
No, CANMAX barcode scanners do not require any special drivers to function. CANMAX barcode scanners follow standard protocols and are compatible with most modern operating systems. However, to use a barcode scanner for inventory management or point-of-sale purposes, you will need to find suitable software to receive and manage the barcode data. Proper software can help to organize and track inventory more efficiently, saving time and reducing errors. CANMAX provides barcode scanners that are easy to use and integrate with existing software systems, making them ideal for businesses of all sizes.
Q5: How do I choose the right barcode scanner for my needs?
If you will use the barcode scanners for your business, please don't choose the cheapest barcode scanners from the market which may easy breakdown and effect your work. Then you can see if you want a cabled barcode scanners or wireless. If you want wireless, what's the communication range you want. Make sure what function and specification you want, then you will find the proper barcode scanners to function.
You can refer CANMAX web site to look for a proper barcode scanners for your application. If any problem to choice, send an inquiry for more information.
Q6: How do I set up and configure my barcode scanner?
CANMAX barcode scanners offer two kinds of setting and configuration way. One is user manual. There are lots function setting barcode. Another way is to use the utility to program the barcode scanners via USB COM interface.
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