How do you do....it? Thread, asset tagging / barcode scanner in Technical; Been asked to look into getting a barcode scanner and barcode tags for all our IT equipment. Our current access ...
2nd November 2009, 12:15 AM #1
asset tagging / barcode scanner
Been asked to look into getting a barcode scanner and barcode tags for all our IT equipment. Our current access database is great, but when someone comes to borrow stuff the db isnt always updated. Thinking with a barcode scanner it will make it easier to log things in and out.
Got a mailshot from Seton Duraguard which looks OK, if a bit pricey, but Ive got nothing to compare it to.
Is there any other providers of such stuff you can recommend (preferebly multinational that will be available here?)
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2nd November 2009, 12:20 AM #2
We used a standard library scanner with an access database. did the job fine
Originally Posted by RabbieBurns
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RabbieBurns (2nd November 2009)
2nd November 2009, 12:21 AM #3
How do you set up access to read from the scanner?
2nd November 2009, 12:43 AM #4
Those library scanners do direct input as if they were a keyboard...
2nd November 2009, 04:15 AM #5
Avery do a couple of different types of tough label so you can print your own using a barcode font (you can download one for free). I think we had a metal-type one.
2nd November 2009, 07:37 AM #6
Like he said. Just click your feild then scan
Originally Posted by kylewilliamson
2nd November 2009, 11:03 AM #7
Look up Wasp Technologies, their scanners and software looks spot on
2nd November 2009, 11:10 AM #8
I found that barcode labels printed using the Wasp barcode printer were not very practical, the ink would just rub off them. The Wasp software was alright though.
Originally Posted by gshaw
2nd November 2009, 11:10 AM #9
Yeah - we've just bought a couple of the cheap USB Wasp scanners for the library - they were pretty easy to set up (about £44 from Insight)
Originally Posted by gshaw
2nd November 2009, 11:14 AM #10
2nd November 2009, 11:41 AM #11
I use a datalogic heron usb scanner and print the labels from the avery software onto their triplebond labels.
3rd November 2009, 11:32 PM #12
Yep, we use a USB Wasp scanner and print our own labels with a 3of9 font. Works absolutley fine.
3rd November 2009, 11:44 PM #13
I might see if I can get hold of a USB scanner then and have a play with varios things.
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