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Scanning in Hand-Held Mode
Pick up the digital scanner. Press and release the trigger. The aim pattern displays.
1. Ensure the bar code is centered in the aiming pattern. See Aiming below.
2. Press and hold the trigger until either:
a. The digital scanner reads the bar code. The digital scanner beeps, the LED flashes, and the aiming pattern
b. The digital scanner does not read the bar code and the aiming pattern turns off.
3. Release the trigger. To read another bar code, repeat steps 1, 2 and 3. Repeat this step as often as required.
When scanning, the digital scanner projects a red LED dot which allows positioning the bar code within its field of
view. See Decode Ranges on page 2-10 for the proper distance to achieve between the digital scanner and a bar
If necessary, the digital scanner turns on its red illumination LEDs to illuminate the target bar code.
To scan a barcode, center the symbol and ensure the entire symbol is within the rectangular area formed by the
Scanning Orientation with Aiming Dot
1D bar code 2D bar code