What is the best barcode scanner for use with Readerware?

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Last Updated: July 11, 2019
Keywords: scanner, best, barcode, cuecat, ccd, portable, android

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, just plug them in and scan. They will work on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.



CueCat wand barcode scannerA wand barcode reader like the CueCat are the least expensive. They look a bit like a pen and you hold them like a pen, then you "draw a line" through the barcode to scan. They can take a bit of getting used to but work well, more on using a CueCat with Readerware here. Readerware offers a free USB CueCat wand barcode reader when you order a three product bundle on CD.


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The TaoTronics TT-BS012 Handheld Barcode Scanner is a reliable and easy to use wireless 2.4G scanner. No cables are needed just plug the USB receiver into any available USB port on your computer, keyboard, monitor or router.

It operates in both real time and batch modes. Use it to catalog books on their shelves, to checkout books at your computer etc.

No drivers are needed, just plug it in and scan. Works with Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

This is a full size easy to use laser scanner, its ergonomic design, durable construction make it perfect for use with Readerware products. We tested a number of wireless 2.4G scanners and this is the only one we found that scans supplements, an essential requirement when scanning paperback books.

You configure the TaoTronics TT-BS012 by scanning special barcodes, print this document and start scanning.

Buy a TaoTronics 2.4G Wireless Scanner now at Amazon US

Buy a TaoTronics 2.4G Wireless Scanner now at Amazon Canada

Buy a TaoTronics 2.4G Wireless Scanner now at Amazon UK

 

 

The TaoTronics TT-BS003 is a handheld laser scanner that comes with a stand and lets you easily scan a book, music or video by simply holding the item under the scanner, barcode facing up. Great when cataloging books at your computer or checking books out.

Some assembly is required, you do have to assemble the stand, a screwdriver is the only tool you will need. Then just plug the USB connector into any available USB port on your computer, keyboard, monitor or router.

It is obvious that the included stand was built for this scanner. The scanner fits easily on the stand and it is very stable. Other automatic scanners we tried were difficult to put in the stand and they kept falling over as the scanner made it top heavy. No such problems with this combo, The TaoTronics TT-BS003 is a reliable and easy to use scanner, Its ergonomic design and durable construction make it a perfect automatic scanner.

No drivers are needed, just plug it in and scan. Works with Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

You configure the TaoTronics TT-BS003 by scanning special barcodes, print this document and start scanning.

Buy a TaoTronics USB Automatic Scanner with stand now at Amazon US

Buy a TaoTronics USB Automatic Scanner with stand now at Amazon Canada

Buy a TaoTronics USB Automatic Scanner with stand now at Amazon UK

 

 

This scanner is a low cost, rugged, wired, laser barcode scanner. It is very simple to use, simply put the mouth of the scanner over the barcode and press the button. If you just need a barcode scanner that will let you scan your books, music and video at your computer, this is the one.

No drivers are needed, just plug it in and scan. Works with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

 

Buy a rugged wired barcode scanner now at Amazon US

Buy a rugged wired barcode scanner now at Amazon Canada

Buy a rugged wired barcode scanner now at Amazon UK

 



Android deviceHave an Android phone or tablet with a camera, an iPhone or iPad? With Readerware Mobile Edition for Android and iOS you can use it as a barcode scanner. Scan your items on their shelves and Readerware Mobile will capture the barcode scans and transfer them directly into Readerware auto-catalog. You can even enter the ISBN of a book that does not have a barcode, try that with a barcode scanner!

 

 

 


 

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