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The keypad may be locked. Lock and Unlock procedure is below:

To turn off the Keylock, press FUNC then scanner works but keypad will not - keylock.gif. The scanner beeps 3 times and Key unlocked appears.

To turn on the Keylock, press FUNC then keylock.gif. Key locked appears for about 1 second. Key locked appears when you press any key.

Here's a link to your scanner manual:

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

  • Steve Oct 08, 2009

    After posting this - I saw that a graphic was replaced with a " . " (as shown after the " FUNC then ." The graphic is best be described as an icon of a "Key / Lightbulb. The manual linked will show the graphic as originally pasted in the response.



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