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Barcode Scanners

  1. What is the best barcode scanner for use with Readerware?
    Readerware products will work with virtually any barcode scanner. Just what kind of barcode scanner will work best for you depends on exactly how you will be using it. None of the barcode scanners listed in this article require special drivers,...

  2. How can I catalog books in a remote location without Internet access?
    There are a couple of ways to do this, you can use Readerware or Readerware Mobile.   Readerware Mobile Readerware Mobile has a built in barcode capture feature, Android, iOS. Scan a list of barcodes and Readerware Mobile will convert...

  3. Invalid ISBN message when scanning a paperback barcode
    Most mass market paperbacks use a two part 17 digit barcode on the back cover of the book.     These may look like two separate barcodes but it is one single barcode and you must scan both pieces together. Readerware will then...

  4. How do I scan a barcode with a CueCat scanner?
    No drivers are required by the CueCat. Both the USB and PS/2 versions should be recognized automatically by your system.  The USB device driver is provided by the operating system, barcode readers are Human Interface Devices or HID. They use...

  5. Using the Opticon OPN 2001 barcode scanner with Readerware
    Almost everything about the Opticon OPN 2001 barcode scanner is small. It measures 1.2" x 2.5" x 0.63" and weighs only an ounce. It comes in a small box with the drivers on a mini CD. The only thing not small about the OPN 2001 is it's capacity...

  6. How do I use a LaserChamp barcode reader with Readerware?
    SerialIO has an excellent configuration page showing you how to configure your LaserChamp scanner and their SerialMagic software for use with Readerware products.

  7. How can I scan and catalog books using my smart phone?
    Readerware Mobile lets you use the camera on your smart phone or tablet as a barcode scanner and capture ISBNs and UPCs. You can also enter the ISBN if a book does not have a barcode. You now have a list of ISBNs on your mobile device, how do you...

  8. Can Readerware print barcode labels?
    Yes. Select the File->Print->Barcodes menu item   You can select the source data for the barcode. It can contain: ISBN/UPC Book ID Barcode User Number ISSN LCCN Dewey Decimal Number Call Number You can optionally include a...