QuickReader


Keyboard Wedge 

 

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The QuickReader simply plugs in between the keyboard and display. The input data is decoded and transmitted to the display as if it were keyed. The keyboard remains active at all times.

Interface Options 

  • Keyboard Wedge
  • Serial RS 232 - Single Port
Input Options
Bar Code Input Port 1 Lasers & CCD's 
Bar Code Input Port 2 Wands, Bar Code Slots and Wand Emulation Devices
Magnetic Stripe Port Tracks 1, 2 or 1 & 2
Auxiliary Input Port Serial RS 232 - Portable Terminals, Scales, etc.


Specifications  

Interface Options
RS 232 - Single Port
Keyboard Wedge - Call for additional Interface Options
Apple MACINTOSH
AT&T 6500
IBM PC XT/AT, PS/2, 3151, 3161, 3163, 3179-1, 3179-2, 3180-1,
3180-2, 3191, 3196, 3197, 3471, 3472, 3476, 3477, 3481, 3486
DEC 220, 320, 420
Decision Data 3776, 3496, 3497, 3596-122K, 3596-83K, 3596-102K
3761, 3781, 3791
Hewlett Packard 700-92, 2392-A, 2624-B
Memorex 1192, 1472, 2192
Telex 078, 079,080
Unisys B26, T27

Bar Code Symbologies
Auto-discriminates between the following symbologies
Code 3 of 9 Extended  Code 3 of 9 UPC A
Interleaved 2 of 5 Industrial 2 of 5 UPC E
Codabar Code 11 EAN/JAN 8
Code 128 Plessey EAN/JAN 13
Code 93 Matrix 2 of 5

Input Options
Bar Code Readers   
    - Non-Contact Lasers
CCD's
Presentation (Slot) Scanners
    - Contact Wands
Bar Code Slot
Magnetic Stripe Readers
    Single Track 1 or 2
    Dual Track 1 & 2, 
RS 232 Auxiliary Input
    Portable Terminals
Scales
Slot Scanners
   

Dimensions
Length 5.75"
Height 1.25"
Width 6.5"
Weight 16 oz.

Power Requirements

    Power is consumed from the terminal on most keyboard interfaces. An external 5 Volt power supply is required for some terminal interfaces and for RS 232 communications.
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature +32° F to +122° F    (-5° C to +40° C)
Non­Operating Temperature -77° F to +140° F     (-20° C to +65° C)
Relative Humidity To 95% (Non­Condensing)
 

Keyboard Wedge Programming

The QuickReader programmability lets the user customize by defining data input validation and data output formatting

General Parameters
Terminal Type Keyboard Type
Buffer Enable/Disable Beeper Volume
Mag Track Selection Intercharacter Delay
Scale Solicit Record Interfunction Delay
Output Edited Records Only

Bar Code Input Parameters
Preamble - (Up to 16 Characters or Functions) 
Postamble - (Up to 16 Characters or Functions)
Embedded Function Code Code Identification
AutoScan MultiScan
Redundancy  Code ID Transmit
Code Enable/Disable Code Length
Check Digit Checks Start/Stop Transmit
Check Digit Transmit

Serial Parameters
Baud Rate Parity
Word Length Stop Bits
Input RS232 Protocol Dual Port Protocol
Record Terminator Fixed Length Enable
Transmit Path Embedded Function Codes

Input/Output Data Edit Parameters
Qualify by Port Add Data
Qualify by Symbology Delete Data
Qualify by Length Reformat Data
Qualify by Data Match Define 2 Output Formats

Keyboard Mapping Parameters
Single Key Positions Data Records
Multiple Key Positions Function Records

Examples - User Programming
1) Qualify by Length, Symbology and 2 Match Positions
- If Code 3 of 9 - Position 4 = M 
- 12 Digits - Position 7 = T
Output Format =  Ignore Match Characters, Insert Tab and Enter 
Input Record =  192M74T93842
Output Format =  192<Tab>7493842<Enter>
2) Qualify by Symbology and 1 Match Position
- If Code 128 - Position 8 = 5
- Variable Length
Output Format = Ignore Match Character, Insert Data and Function Codes
Input Record = 00433005920000223
Output Format = 0043300<F9><9001><Enter> 920000223<ALT"B">