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I purchased a Symbol DS9208 scanner and am having difficulty

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I purchased a Symbol DS9208 scanner and am having difficulty connecting it to my cash register, a Sharp XE-A507. I have scanned the programming option in this order: 1) Set Defaults 2) Enter Key 3) RS-232 Host Types (Standard RS-232), and 4) North American. Any advise would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Hi Drew

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Aside from Hi Drew, anything else in regards ***** ***** why the scanner is not transcoding with the cash register?
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for getting back to me, you were offline when I replied previously.

Do you have another scanner available that you can use to test if the XE-A507 setup is ok and it is able to receive the barcode information?

Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Hi, just checking in on your question. How did things turn out for you?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
With another scanner it works fine.
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Ok, so it appears the scanner you purchased is faulty - in that case it should be returned.

Let me know if I can be of any further assistance at all.


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