CHAPTER 3: SETUP FOR WINDOWS PC
To scan barcodes:
Open your application. Place the cursor where you want to enter data.
Hold the CHS about 4 inches (10 cm) from the barcode and press and hold the
trigger button. An aiming beam will appear for 3 seconds. Keep your hand
steady while scanning.
For example, try scanning the following barcode:
After data is read and sent to the computer, by default, the CHS will beep
and vibrate, the LED will flash green, and the beam will turn off. You can
use the Scanner Settings utility to modify the beep / LED / vibrate settings.
By default, a carriage return is applied after scanned barcode data is
entered. To disable the automatic carriage return, you can use the Scanner
Settings utility or the Command Barcodes (use the Data Editing barcode for
Data As Is).
If no data is read in a few seconds, the beam will turn off, and you must try
To disconnect, turn off the CHS. Press and hold the power button for at least 3
seconds, until the CHS beeps twice (high-low) and the blue LED turns off.
After you power on the CHS, it will automatically try to connect to the last computer it
paired and connected to. Make sure your computer is in range with Bluetooth enabled
and SocketScan 10 is running.
If the CHS is connected to your computer and gets disconnected, it will try to reconnect for
a few minutes. Make sure the computer is on and in range. If the CHS cannot reconnect
after several attempts, it will give a long beep. Power off and on the CHS to restart the
See Appendix F for unpairing instructions.