Scanning barcodes

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Fri Jun 11 13:37:18 EDT 2010

Hi Malte. 

Just about any scanner has a mode where it will "type" at the location of a cursor. We use something called the Magpie from Peninsula. It was very reasonably priced, compared to a lot of other bar code scanners I looked at. 

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On Jun 11, 2010, at 5:12 AM, Malte Pfaff-Brill wrote:

> Hi all,
> I wonder if anyone has got recommendations for a barcode scanner device that works with rev.
> Ideally it would read both traditional barcodes and those newer 2d codes and work with Win PCs and Macs (Linux a plus).
> Is anyone doing this already and can recommend a device and maybe some test code to peek at?
> All the best,
> Malte
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