Sign up using Email and Password. What’s the make and model of the barcode scanner? Rohit Gupta 3 7 My examples are actually a class that I wrote in Delphi, so it won’t be much use to you. Try your scanner in this Serial over USB emulation mode and if it works there, you know at least the mode is upported and your next step is to get a driver for your OS. I generally deal with more Metrologic scanners than symbols, but I know on Metrologic brands, if I had a bad cable that was USB and wanted to replace it with a RS cable, it would not work. When ever I switch the scanner to Serial mode, it correctly responds with the success beep and stops sending the scans like a keyboard so far so good.
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I cant have windows losing focus and with it the scans. Sign up using Facebook. My examples are actually a class that I wrote in Delphi, so it won’t be much use to you.
There can be many different models mainly: We are chasing the manufacturer for same. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
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For an emulated usb to serial port, you need to use file io. Those code-books are fairly general for the model scanner. If it works as a keybord wedge maybe there is some software to redirect it to a virtual serial port I already have Greene 3 8.
The price also being so low, compared seriial a Metrologic or a Meulation scanner leads me to believe it’s a re-brand. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
It is in the book, and that part could be confusing, but in searching around I can’t find any mention of that scanner being sold in a RS mode. Have you contacted the manufacturer regarding this?
Cannot find any kind of drivers though I tried to ssrial it work on Linux with a number of usbserial drivers ftdi, pl, keyspan and the generic driver. I had to change my code over to use it.
I have a problem with a barcode scanner. The modes it can operate are: Post as a guest Name. I generally deal with more Metrologic scanners than symbols, but I know on Metrologic brands, if I had a bad mefrologic that was USB and wanted to replace it with a RS cable, it would not work.
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Its cable is USB only, so how can I capture the scans in serial mode? What it seems I need is the reverse of a usual USB to Serial converter but in software since my pc does not have a serial port: Rohit Gupta 3 7 But the problem is that I dont know metrologif it sends the scans when it operates in serial mode. You set up a a ReadTimeout and Read the file.
My application needs to open a serial port.