How to Scan and Connect Barcode Scanner with Your Computer

Being an owner of a big enterprise, you might be aware of the importance of barcode scanners. After all, they facilitate easy product categorisation, quick inventory tracking, and immediate access to the data right away without interrupting the operation flow. 

The barcode scanner can help  a business owner and organisation in several ways., and being a businessman; you’re very well aware of them. The high point that draws everyone’s attention is the ease of usability of the product. If you’re new to this technology, we’ll take you through the steps involved in getting off the ground with your barcode scanner. In this example, we’ll be looking at the Zebra DS3678 2D Barcode Scanner. 

Using this all-new model of Zebra barcode scanner and getting it ready to go in less than one minute. Yes, you can connect this barcode scanner in a minute if the below-listed steps are followed carefully.

What’s in the Box

The powerful Zebra DS3678 2D Barcode Scanner comes up with –

  • DS3678-2D Barcode Scanner
  • USB Cable (Charging cable)
  • Scanner Charging/Communication Cradle
  • Power Supply 

How to Scan, Connect and Pair DS3678 2D Barcode Scanner with Computer:

Below, we have mentioned a complete step-by-step guide to scan and connect DS3678 2D Barcode Scanner with Computer. Check it out-

First, Connect All the Wires

  • Connect the power supply with the USB cable on the computer and the power jack with the scanner charging/communication cradle. Do not remove the scanner from the cradle.

By doing this, you should end up with all your wires connected with the computer and scanner, which is now charging. 

Secondly, Pair the Scanner With Your Computer

In order to connect and pair the scanner with your computer to do the barcode scanning: 

  • First, scan the barcode on the cradle with the help of a scanner. After scanning the barcode, put the scanner back in the cradle, and it will make a small beep noise. 
  • The beep sound is a sign that your scanner is now paired with the cradle and computer too.
  • So, now you’re all set to do the barcode scanning.

Finally, Start Barcode Scanning

Lift your wireless barcode scanner and scan the barcode. A green light will appear on the scanner at every scan, which shows the barcode is scanned successfully. 

Things to Keep in Mind

Barcodes are to be scanned at a close distance with this device. It is designed to scan the barcode from a 45 cm distance for the 2D or DR codes, whereas about 60cm for 1D linear codes.

More Advanced Barcode Scanners Are In Line

Zebra DS3678-2D Barcode Scanner is a standard range scanner. However, nowadays, extended range scanners and some advanced HD models holding the capability of capturing images and pictures, etc., from the screen are also gaining wide popularity. 

After introducing the DS3678-2D model, an advanced and high-performance barcode scanner model, DS3678 at HP, was introduced in the market that allows a user to scan OCR documents and images. This model also provides the ease of scanning the barcodes from a longer distance rather than the standard 45 to 60 centimetres. 

For Video Tutorial

Click here for our video tutorial on how to scan, connect and pair DS3678 2D Barcode Scanner with a computer.

2021-07-28T20:09:31+10:00 July 28th, 2021|Business Productivity|0 Comments

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Prakash Gupta from TechnoSource Australia has been working in I.T. Industry since 1987. He has worked in Utilities and Aviation Sector, followed by Retail, Wholesale and import & Distribution before starting his own venture within barcoding industry. Since 2007 Prakash has been supplying barcode hardware and software solutions throughout Asia Pacific region. He specializes in solutions for Retail, Manufacturing, Warehousing & Logistics, Government, Education, Healthcare, Construction and Mining sectors. He has a good understanding and knowledge of business processes being followed in different departments of any organizations. This has enabled him to successfully implement barcoding solutions for Warehouse stock control, Asset Tracking using mobile devices and Point of sale systems to help improve business processes that result in increased productivity, efficiency and profitability for customers of TechnoSource Australia.

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