Question: How to Troubleshoot a Symbol Barcode Scanner?
Remove the installed fonts from the Symbol bar code scanner. The
sample fonts disrupt the functioning ability of your barcode scanner.
Push the "Menu" button on the surface of the scanner, and then the "Select" button when the font option is highlighted.
After the font option is highlighted then push the "Remove" button to delete the sample fonts.
the Symbol barcode scanner to a power source. The scanner will have a
power cord you can connect to an electrical outlet. If the scanner is
battery operated, be sure the battery is charged fully before using the
Move the scanner closer to the bar code. The Symbol bar
code scanner can not calibrate the barcode if you position it
improperly. Place the scanner directly above the barcode and wait for
the scanner to read and transmit the code.
Wait for the scanner
to complete initialization. The scanner is initialized when its included
USB cord is plugged into the computer. Initialization requires a short
time to complete. Allow your scanner to be inactive for four to five
seconds before you first scan an object.