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Using Y Cable, LS9208 Prefix appears along with I 2of 5 data (does not happen with USB cable)

25-62417-20 Y cable with LS 9208 hooked up to keyboard into PS2 on PC, and programmed for scanning I 2 of 5 bar codes... prefix is present, and have been unable to find scan sheets to remove the prefix. Any ideas? Interesting that with a USB cable plugged into the same scanner, and into the PC, this prefix does not show up. We have setups in the field with both Y cables and USB cables, and before spending money on removing the Y cable setups, I wanted to know if there is a scanning solution to fix the Y cable / Prefix problem.

Note, identified prefix as follows: hooked up Y cable and scanner to a VT terminal to see prefix, and we actually saw the special characters. On a PC, while the characters did not actually show, the scanner reacted by advancing on a menu driven screen by at least 2 returns - which I believe was related to the prefix echoing to the screen along with the actual I 2of 5 data from our scanned barcode label. Again, the Y cable setup was the only scanning issue with the LS9208 (PC and VT). The USB cable setup worked w/o a hitch on a PC.

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easy to remove the code. I can send emails with setting
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Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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    pierre_ouell Aug 07, 2012

    can you send me the email for removing this "|" as a prefix

  • pierre_ouell
    pierre_ouell Aug 07, 2012

    can you send me the email for removing this "|" as a prefix

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