Very user friendly

January 30, 2016 |

Very versatile scanner and very easy to set up, The TaoTronics Barcode Scanner is the truly “plug n play” as straight out of the box I was up and scanning my inventory to excel online using a w7 machine. There is no programs or app needed for this scanner which I liked as I have never used a scanner of this type before and all I did was plug scanner into pc’s USB port and windows installed the necessary driver (1) and i was up and running. Scanner is made from a very hard plastic and forms very well to your hand and USB cord is plenty long enough for all your scanning. I would like to see a dedicated on/off button but you can turn off the scanning operation with a simple 6 second hold of the trigger so that is a very minor issue for me. The scanner basically acts the same way a keyboard would sending signals the same way a keyboard would send them as input so I was also able to use the scanner a search tool using google search so that was a very nice feature I also used a lot. Overall this is a high dollar scanner for a very low price and im sure it will fulfill all your scanning needs and you don’t need to be a well schooled tech person to use this unit. I had a few questions so i contacted customer service at TaoTronics and they were very courteous and well versed in answering my questions which was very refreshing. The barcode scanner supports Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems as well as programs such as Quickbook, Word, Excel, and Novell. The scanner supports a wide range of barcode types including: UPC/EAN, UPC/EAN with Supplemental, UCC/EAN 128, Code 39, Code 39 Full ASCII, Trioptic Code 39, Code 128, Code 128 Full ASCII, Codabar, Interleaved 2 of 5, Discrete 2 of 5, Code 93, MSI, Code 11, RSS variants, Chinese 2 of 5. The barcode reader has over 180 configuration options, allowing you to add prefix and suffix codes, or to delete starting/ending characters. To purchase this product for $35.99 visit AMAZON.

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i wanted to introduce myself to all of you and add a little about my background in the Android/tech world, my name is Darren Wilson and i am from Pittsburgh pa and i am 49 years old. I have been in the phone game as far back as the windows mobile days when a HTC touch pro was a powerhouse of a phone and development was a far cry to what it is these days but that’s the past and now im 100% android and love it but i do dabble in IOS/MAC but prefer windows machines. i absolutely love doing reviews and spreading the word about products i believe in and test. im a reviewer for about 50 companies such as RavPower/inateck/aukey and anker to name a few and hoping to grow that list. Being from Pittsburgh im a steelers and penguins fan for life so dont hate me for that please. lol I have been a longtime member of xda and many other sites but my “goto” site has been xda for years When im not working on my device my daily job is also a passion of mine and that’s operating heavy equipment. i hope to improve my android development skills as i feel there is no end in sight for how far development can go and hope i covered any questions you may have but feel free to hit me up here or on twitter @darrenwlsn or on facebook

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