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LS2208 works - Keyboard does not

I have a LS2208 wedge connected through PS2 connection to the back of a PC running Windows XP. The scanner works fine but the keyboard is not recognized by the PC at all, even though I can see that the keyboard is getting power to it because the Number Lock key is lit up.

Please advise me on how to set this up so that both the scanner and the keyboard can work simultaneously.

Thank You!

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  • mike_ives Feb 25, 2009

    Thank you dbusselle!

    I actually figured it out. There is a PDF with a list of barcodes that need to be scanned depending on which configuration you are using the scanner with. I scanned the barcode indicated with the wedge/keyboard config and it worked immeditately.

    Here is a link for the Symbol LS2208 Quick Start Guide where you can print off the barcodes from a PDF.

    http://support.symbol.com/support/search...

    Thanks Again!


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Check that the wedge is good. It is basically a hybrid spltter that powers both the scanner and the keyboard.
USB keyboard?
If so, you may want to go direct to either a serial port or a USB direct connection

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

  • Dave Busselle Feb 25, 2009

    I have the scanner config sheets also. Have worked with them for a few years, but they keep changing models and types.



    glad you got it fixed

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