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Old 03-02-2006, 04:58 AM   #1
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barcode scanner metrologic ms9520

we need some input thru a barcode scanner, ms9520. If we connect it to the keyboard socket it works but we need the keyboard, too. So we plug it into the socket of the mouse but no signal is received when scanning. Can we configure this socket to behave as a 2nd keyboard input? System is Suse10. Would be great if u let us know! Thanks!
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Typically keyboard scanners are connected in between the PC and the keyboard so they both can function at the same time. According to the specifications this scanner connects via a Y cable. I would assume the Y cable would be included or integral to the scanner. You might be able to purchase a cable separately but check with company where you purchased the device. The scanner will not function from the the mouse connecter. Even though it is the same physical connector, the electrical interface is different.

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Old 03-03-2006, 05:49 AM   #3
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thats it! thanks a lot! it took a while to figure out how to connect the devices but its ok now. the Y cable was included.

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