This product takes some getting used to, however, it operates with Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX without any problems. The device is very portable, so your not stuck typing in 200 hard-drive serial numbers by hand next time your on-site collecting evidence. The device appears as a keyboard, so when you scan something it act as if you typed the data in using the keyboard. The device is configured by scanning different bar codes. I configured the product to be as universal as possible, so I did not need to ..
It works. It doesn't require any drivers and works fine on Windows and Linux.However, because the scan element is moved by hand, it's difficult for this to pick up longer barcodes. UPC symbols? No problem. A few digits in Code39? Easy. But if you're using longer codes that are storing more, it becomes unreliable and you have to scan repeatedly. Also the barcode has to be the right size. If you print large-size codes (for example on a shipping label) it might have trouble reading it.One advantage of ..
We replaced an old pen scanner on a computer at work. It had the old DIN 5 connector that someone eventually put a DIN 5 > PS/2 adapter on it. When the computer was replaced there were no PS/2 (or DIN 5, thankfully!) connectors, only USB. This pen has done a great job and the lady using it has had no troubles.