INSTALLING THE SCANNER TO THE HOST SYSTEM
Keyboard Wedge MS5145-47
1. Turn off the PC.
2. Connect the 10-pin RJ45 male
connector into the jack on the
Eclipse. You will hear a ‘click’
when the connection is made.
3. Connect the L-shaped plug of the
power supply into the power jack
on the PowerLink cable.
If the scanner is receiving
power from the host system,
skip to step #5.
4. Make sure the AC input
requirements of the power supply
match the AC outlet. Connect the
power supply into an AC outlet.
The outlet should be near the
equipment and easily accessible.
5. Disconnect the keyboard from the
6. Connect the PowerLink cable to the
keyboard and the PC’s keyboard
port. If necessary use the supplied
adapter cable (5-pin male DIN to 6-
pin female mini DIN adapter).
7. Power up the PC.
Powering the MS5145-47 directly from the computer can sometimes
cause interference with the operation of the scanner or the computer.
Not all computers supply the same current through the keyboard port,
explaining why a scanner may work on one computer and not another.
Contact a Metrologic Customer Service Representative if you require
an external power supply.
To maintain compliance with applicable standards, all circuits connected to the scanner must
meet the requirements for SELV (Safety Extra Low Voltage) according to EN 60950.
To maintain compliance with standard CSA C22.2 No. 950/UL 1950 and norm EN 60950, the
power source should meet applicable performance requirements for a limited power source.